Survivors of Suicide
If you need to talk, please call (319) 351-0140. We're available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Suicide Survivor's Support Group
The Crisis Center facilitates a monthly support group for those who have lost a loved one or friend to suicide. For meeting information and frequently asked questions, please visit our Survivors Support Group page.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is at the forefront of suicide survivor resources, support and education. Several resources from their website are highlighted below.
Coping with Suicide Loss
Sensitive acknowledgment and suggestions for living life after a suicide loss.
A gift that can bring comfort in a difficult time.
AFSP Survivor E-Network
Addresses topics of interest to survivors and empowers those who wish to become advocates for suicide prevention.
Out of the Darkness Walk
Join us for the Iowa City area Out of the Darkness Walk and you will be walking with thousands of people nationwide to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. AFSP conducts vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives, increases national awareness about depression and suicide, advocates for mental health issues, and assists survivors of suicide loss.