Resources for Those Grieving a Loss by Suicide


Helping a Suicide Survivor Heal

Questions Survivors Ask

SOS - A Handbook for Survivors of Suicide

The Suicide Survivor's Bill of Rights


Against Depression
Peter D. Kramer

A Fork in The Road: My Story of Suicide and Survival
Donna Simmons

After Suicide
John Hewitt

After Suicide Loss: Coping With Your Grief
Bob Baugher Ph.D and Jack Jordan, Ph.D.

After the Death of a Child
Ann K. Finkbeiner

An Unquiet Mind
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.

But I Didn’t Say Goodbye
Barbara Rubel

Chasing Death: Losing a Child to Suicide
Jan Anderson

Darkness Visible
William Styron

Healing After Suicide of a Loved One
Ann Smolin and John Guinana, Ph.D.

Lament For a Son
Nicholas Wolterstorff

Losing a Child
Linda Hurcombe

Night Falls Fast
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.

No Time to Say Goodbye
Carla Fine

Once the Storm Is Over: From Grieving to Healing After the Suicide of My Daughter
Nina Bingham

Passing Reflections, Vol. 1 (Collection of Poems)
Kristen Spexarth -
A journal of the first two years after losing my eldest son, Colby to suicide. Mostly made
of poems which came to me day after day, the books are a manifestation of my grief process.

Standing Beside You: A Book for Bereaved Parents
Linda K. Maurer

Suicide Why?
Adina Wrobleski

The Suicidal Mind
Edwin Shneidman

Touched By Fire
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.

Child and Adolescent Books
My Uncle Keith Died
Carol Loehr

An Empty Chair: Living in the Wake of a Sibling’s Suicide
Sara Swan Miller and Martin B. Miller

Teen Grief Relief
Dr. Heidi Horsley and Dr. Gloria Horsley

Web-based Resources

Alliance of Hope - for Suicide Survivors

American Association of Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Coping with Suicide Loss

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Suicide

Sibling Survivors - The Comprehensive Guide for Sibling Survivors of Suicide

The Gift of Keith - Website for Suicide Survivors

Additional Community Resources

Alliance of Hope - online Community Support Forum

Suicide Survivor Support Group Directory

TAPS - Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (Loss by Suicide of Military Loved Ones)