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    1. Our "Be a Light" Campaign Has Passed It's Goal

      Thank you to all who helped us reach the $50,000 mark. You are amazing!
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    2. Read Forum Guidelines & Meet the Moderators

      Our culture -- Guidelines for using a public forum -- Meet the moderators
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    3. Suggestions, Feedback, and Official Announcements

      Read announcements here. Post suggestions to help us improve.
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      hwnw Latest: General Question hwnw, Jan 14, 2017
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    1. Introduce Yourself

      Just joined? Make your introductory post here and subsequent posts on other topics, in the most appropriate forums below.
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      karin Latest: Loss Of Three Brothers karin, Jan 21, 2017 at 3:08 PM
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    2. Share About Your Loved One

      Our loved ones brought much into this world. This is a place to share about who they were: their talents and passions, their hopes and dreams, their challenges, accomplishments and contributions.
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      Wenzday5150 Latest: We Loved Each Other Wenzday5150, Jan 21, 2017 at 1:09 AM
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    3. We Remember Birthdays & Anniversaries

      If the person you remember was born or died during the present month, we invite you to honor them. What gifts and blessings did they bring into this world?
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      JustSeven Latest: Time Is A Funny Thing JustSeven, Jan 21, 2017 at 2:04 PM
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    1. The Survivor Experience

      Those who have lost loved ones to suicide know that there no experience quite like it. This is a place to share any aspect of your experience with others who understand.
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      magicseaweed Latest: What Is This Loss Like Compared To Others? magicseaweed, Jan 21, 2017 at 2:11 PM
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    2. Signs, Serendipity, Life after Life

      Many people have a sense that their loved one is not "gone" but has "crossed over" to some other dimension. Have you had experiences in which you have felt the presence of your loved one?
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      sariver Latest: Message From My Daughter, Buttercup sariver, Jan 21, 2017 at 8:20 AM
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    3. Secondary Wounds

      Sometimes, survivors experience additional pain when others do not understand, let them down, or blame them. These additional "wounds" are very painful because they are already raw with grief. Has this happened to you? Would you like to share about it?
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      CeeCee Carra Latest: Katelyn Nicole Davis CeeCee Carra, Jan 21, 2017 at 11:01 AM
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    4. Guilt, Blame & Forgiveness

      Guilt and Blame are quick to surface in the swirl of emotions following a suicide. As healing takes place, many survivors find that Forgiveness does not change the past, but it changes some of the pain of the past and unlocks a door to the future. What have you noticed about guilt, blame or forgiveness?
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      magicseaweed Latest: Am I Whitewashing? magicseaweed, Jan 21, 2017 at 2:33 PM
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    5. Accomplishments

      Healing after suicide requires courage as well as hard work. We take ground inch by inch. This is a place to acknowledge accomplishments and achievements (large and small). Did you take a shower? Leave the house? Organize, complete or communicate something? What has been happening?
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      DSM1048 Latest: Getting Rid Of Stuff DSM1048, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:19 AM
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    6. What Helps?

      It's as simple as that! What helps you get through the day, the night, find your way in the world?
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      Laura011658 Latest: Exercise Regimen Laura011658, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:44 PM
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    7. Turning Back Into Life

      At some point on the path of grief, almost imperceptibly, our challenges and accomplishments shift. If you are at the point where you are beginning to “turn back into life,” what are you noticing? How is this shift showing up for you?
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      Hope for peace Latest: Go Back To My "old" Life Or Relocate? Hope for peace, Jan 21, 2017 at 1:57 PM
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    8. Sleep & Dreams

      Survivors often report difficulty falling or staying asleep. Many also experience dreams about the deceased. Some dreams feel comforting -- some are troubling. What has been happening for you?
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      Xapora Latest: Painful Dream Hangs Around All Day Long Xapora, Jan 20, 2017 at 7:44 PM
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    9. Pets

      Have you been comforted by pets ... or felt that they shared your grief? Post about that here.
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      Cyndylou Latest: Saying Goodbye Cyndylou, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:16 AM
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    10. Medications

      This is a place to discuss / debate the benefits, side-effects, recent news ... anything having to do with medications. DISCLAIMER: The opinions in this section are personal and may not be right for you. Consult your own physician for all medical decisions.
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    11. Addictions

      A place to discuss addictions and self-destructive behavior suffered by those who have died, as well as those who grieve their loss.
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      rebuilding73 Latest: I Still Can't Believe It! rebuilding73, Jan 14, 2017
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    12. Holidays, Anniversaries & Special Occasions

      A place to share thoughts, feelings, concerns, accomplishments, and tips for getting through those special days.
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      mousephous Latest: 4 Years mousephous, Jan 6, 2017
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    1. NAIA Latest: An Ah-ha Moment NAIA, Dec 22, 2016
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    1. Jennifers7 Latest: Lost Without Her Jennifers7, Jan 21, 2017 at 2:24 PM
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    2. BAR257 Latest: We Had Plans... BAR257, Jan 17, 2017 at 3:11 PM
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    3. Rain Latest: Honouring A Linguist Rain, Jan 17, 2017 at 6:03 PM
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      Latest: Being The Witness Is Hard. lifechanges, Jan 17, 2017 at 5:25 PM
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