Finding Hope

If you’ve lost a friend or family member to suicide, you’ve come to the right place. Find support groups, order a grief packet, or start a named memorial for your loved one. If you’d like to help others who are grieving, share your story of hope and how you were able to cope with a suicide loss. Scroll down to learn more about our grief support programs. For more specific information and guidance on coping with the loss of a loved one, click here.

After A Loss 

If you have recently suffered a loss of a loved one due to suicide, start here. Know that it is OK to grieve. Find out where you can turn for help. Learn about the grieving process and how it can be different when the loss is due to suicide. Know what to say to your friends who may have recently lost someone and what to tell children in the aftermath of a suicide.

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Stories of Hope

We know that sharing your story can help others going through a similar situation. SAVE wants to hear your story and share it with the thousands of visitors we receive to our site each day. Learn more about how to get started.

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Find a Support Group

SAVE keeps an updated list of support groups across the country. Use the interactive map to find support groups nearest to you. If you run a support group and would like to be added, complete our New Support Group Form.

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Named Memorial Program

Establishing a SAVE Named Memorial fund in remembrance of a loved one creates a lasting legacy that gives back to others by ensuring SAVE’s programs and services are financially supported into the future. Learn more about how to begin a fund for your loved one and the different opportunities each level of giving details.

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Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Event

SAVE’s Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial (SAM) Event is the longest running suicide memorial event in the nation. SAM is held each August in remembrance of the loved ones we lost to the tragedy of suicide, but is also a day of hope for survivors. Learn more about the SAM event and how you can participate.

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