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Support and Resources For Coping With Suicide Loss

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We are sorry about the death of your friend or family member. The shock and pain experienced by friends and family following the suicide of a loved one can seem almost unbearable. It is important for you to know that you are not alone. Nationally, suicide is the second leading cause of death for young adults aged 24-34. Over 36,000 individuals in the United States take their own life each year (confirmed suicide deaths).  Cumulatively, this amounts to hundreds of thousands of individuals who have experienced firsthand what you are going through right now.

When an individual takes his or her own life, the people they leave behind are often referred to as survivors of suicide. Survivors may be family members, friends, co-workers, neighbors, clinicians, first responders, community members or anyone else impacted by a suicide death. Each individual situation is different.

The days and weeks immediately following a suicide are often the most difficult.  Below are links to information and resources for survivors.  Our hope is that you will use these resources to guide you through some of the difficult days ahead.

New Hampshire Resources