The following organizations and sources offer information and services for survivors of suicide.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Call 988 for the 24-hour free and confidential lifeline for emotional, mental or addiction distress. and

Resources in or near Santa Fe

Santa Fe Survivors of Suicide
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Albuquerque Survivors of Suicide Volunteer support group that serves the needs of people suffering the loss of someone they love by suicide.
Contact by phone: Al and Melinda Vigil, (505) 792-7461

Gerard’s House of Santa Fe
Gerard’s House is a safe place for grieving children, teens and young adults that offers facilitated peer grief support, crisis response and education. Services are offered free to those who have experienced the death of a close family member or friend. Contact phone, (505) 424-1800

Mental Health Counseling, Vicki Hart, LCSW
Experienced working with grief, loss, and support for suicide-loss survivors.


Grief Recovery Program, Eileen Joyce, Life Coach
Individual coaching and support groups are offered. 

Family Therapist, Rhonda Levine
Practice includes work with the survivors of addiction, illness, and suicide. Services are provided both in person and via telehealth.

Email:  Phone: (909) 896-381

Santa Fe Recovery Center
for those struggling with additions, substance use disorder, and related mental illness

The Sky Center of Santa Fe Suicide Intervention Project….
Suicide prevention and intervention services for youth and their families. or Call: (505) 473-6191

Grief Counseling for Veterans,
Service Members and Their Families

Services include grief counseling for suicide-loss survivors.

Tierra Nueva Counseling Center, Southwestern College
Grief support groups for losses of all types.

Golden Willow Retreat Center, Taos NM
Offers grief support groups and retreats.


Alliance of Hope
The Alliance of Hope provides online resources and support for suicide loss survivors. They also offer individual consultations by trained grief professionals. 

American Association of Suicidology
Here you will find a wealth of national resources about suicide categorized for different groups, from students to statistics to media professionals to special populations and more.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
The AFSP has long been at the forefront of a wide range of suicide prevention initiatives designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. Activities include investing in research, educational campaigns, projects and policy work as well as assistance to people whose lives have been affected by suicide. The web site also has a directory of support groups by state and town.

Center for Loss and Life Transition
Founded and run by Dr. Alan Wolfelt, who wrote the books that have been of greatest help to my sister-in-law, and other members of her community)

The Gift of Keith
A website for suicide survivors created by Carol Loehr in memory of her son Keith. Designed to help comfort and inform survivors of suicide, and to educate clergy, health care professionals and counselors. A wide variety of survivor resources.

Parents of Suicides
Support for parents who have lost sons or daughters to suicide. Offshoot site of Friends and Families of Suicides.

Sibling Survivors
A web site dedicated to support for people who have lost a sibling to suicide.
Note: The link below will direct you to the page on Sibling Grief, but the entire site is a rich and uncommon resource for sibling survivors.

Suicide Perspective
This is a very up close and personal website developed by a couple of retired teachers who lost their son to suicide in 1999. Suicide Perspective is intended to show that suicide is the end result of a brain disorder.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide is a UK charity that exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. Their website contains a variety of support material, including testimonies written by survivors.

Healing Music

Music for the Soul
Chaos of the Heart, a CD of music and spoken word, is a Christian faith-based resource for those grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide.

Steven Halpern
His music is scientifically engineered to induce restful brain wave states, and is available with or without guided imagery narration.


Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart by Dr. Alan Wolfelt

I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye by Brook Noel & Pamela D Blair

This book is a sort of primer – not dedicated to suicide per se, but includes chapters about the various types of sudden death loss, and the various categories of survivors of loss. It may be a way to ‘dip your toes into the water’ without having to commit too much energy to it – and yet still benefit from the effort.

Tear Soup by several authors

It looks like a children’s book, but it’s written for adults. A book you’ll want to share with other survivors. This book is also available on DVD and is used by grief counselors.

Suicide Survivors: A Guide for those Left Behind by Adina Wrobleski

This author is very readable, concise, and helpful (in a very pragmatic, yet compassionate way). She also wrote Suicide Why: 85 Questions and Answers About Suicide. Ms. Wrobleski is deceased and her books are not always available for sale, but try

No Time to Say Goodbye by Carla Fine, published by Doubleday

Why Suicide? by Eustace Chesser, published by Arrow Books

The Centering Corporation

Large catalogue of grief books

7230 Maple St.; Omaha NE 68134

Phone: (402) 553-1200

Suicide recognizes
no age,
nor social,
nor ethnic,
nor cultural
So, all are
welcome here.

We hope these resources
will help you know
that you are not alone.