Information & Resources After a Suicide Attempt Occurs

While chances are your loved one won’t attempt again, he or she is still at an increased risk for dying by suicide. The first six months after a hospitalization are especially critical to the suicide attempt survivor, and the person remains at an elevated risk for the entire first year.
— “Now What Do We Do" Heidi Bryan
After an Attempt: A Guide for Taking Care of Your Family Member After Treatment in the Emergency Department -   Download

After an Attempt: A Guide for Taking Care of Your Family Member After Treatment in the Emergency Department - Download

A Journey Toward Health & Hope - Download

Suicide Attempt Survivors -   Website

Suicide Attempt Survivors - Website

For Attempt Survivors -   Website

For Attempt Survivors - Website

Attempt Survivors -   Website

Attempt Survivors - Website

After an Attempt: A Guide for Taking Care of Yourself After Your Treatment in the Emergency Department -   Download

After an Attempt: A Guide for Taking Care of Yourself After Your Treatment in the Emergency Department - Download

Supporting Your Loved One After a Suicide Attempt (Utah) -   Download

Supporting Your Loved One After a Suicide Attempt (Utah) - Download

First Month for Loved Ones -   Website

First Month for Loved Ones - Website

After an Attempt -   Website

After an Attempt - Website

After a Suicide Attempt -   Order Here

After a Suicide Attempt - Order Here

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After an Attempt: A Guide for Medical Providers in the Emergency Department Taking Care of Suicide Attempt Survivors -   Download

After an Attempt: A Guide for Medical Providers in the Emergency Department Taking Care of Suicide Attempt Survivors - Download

Supporting Your Loved One After a Suicide Attempt -   Order Here

Supporting Your Loved One After a Suicide Attempt - Order Here

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Safety Planning

Safety Planning Intervention that was developed by Barbara Stanley, Ph.D. and Gregory K. Brown, Ph.D.  The Safety Plan is a written, prioritized list of coping strategies and resources for reducing suicide risk. It is a prevention tool that is designed to help those who struggle with their suicidal thoughts and urges to survive.   Download Template  |  Visit Website

Safety Planning Intervention that was developed by Barbara Stanley, Ph.D. and Gregory K. Brown, Ph.D.

The Safety Plan is a written, prioritized list of coping strategies and resources for reducing suicide risk. It is a prevention tool that is designed to help those who struggle with their suicidal thoughts and urges to survive.

Download Template | Visit Website

MY3 is a free app for Apple and Android phones that lets you stay connected when you are having thoughts of suicide. You define your network and your plan to stay safe. With MY3 you can be prepared to help yourself and reach out to others when you are having thoughts of suicide.  Remember: there is hope and a life to look forward to, even in your darkest moments. MY3 can help you get through your most difficult times.   More Information Here

MY3 is a free app for Apple and Android phones that lets you stay connected when you are having thoughts of suicide. You define your network and your plan to stay safe. With MY3 you can be prepared to help yourself and reach out to others when you are having thoughts of suicide.

Remember: there is hope and a life to look forward to, even in your darkest moments. MY3 can help you get through your most difficult times.

More Information Here

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"Suicide: The Forever Decision" By Paul G. Quinnett   This book is written for those thinking about suicide, and for those who know, love or counsel them.   Download  |  Purchase & More Information

"Suicide: The Forever Decision" By Paul G. Quinnett

This book is written for those thinking about suicide, and for those who know, love or counsel them.

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Australian, Canadian, & New zealand organizations

Supporting someone after a suicide attempt (AUS)   -Common reactions after someone attempts suicide  -Unhelpful reactions to a suicide attempt  -What to say to someone who has attempted suicide  -How to support someone who has attempted suicide  -Telling other people about the suicide attempt  -Looking after yourself   Download Here  |  Visit Website

Supporting someone after a suicide attempt (AUS)

-Common reactions after someone attempts suicide

-Unhelpful reactions to a suicide attempt

-What to say to someone who has attempted suicide

-How to support someone who has attempted suicide

-Telling other people about the suicide attempt

-Looking after yourself

Download Here | Visit Website

What Happens Now? How to stay safe after a suicide attempt or self-harm (NZ) -   Download

What Happens Now? How to stay safe after a suicide attempt or self-harm (NZ) - Download

Having suicidal thoughts and finding a way back. (NZ) -   Download

Having suicidal thoughts and finding a way back. (NZ) - Download

Finding your way back: information for people who have attempted suicide (AUS)   -Getting immediate support  -In the short-term  -Common reactions  -The people supporting you  -Talking about what has happened  -If thoughts about suicide return  -Looking after yourself  -The future   Download Here  |  Visit Website  |  Order a Copy

Finding your way back: information for people who have attempted suicide (AUS)

-Getting immediate support

-In the short-term

-Common reactions

-The people supporting you

-Talking about what has happened

-If thoughts about suicide return

-Looking after yourself

-The future

Download Here | Visit Website | Order a Copy

Guiding their way back: information for people supporting someone after a suicide attempt (AUS)   -Providing support through the immediate response  -In the short-term  -Common reactions  -The person who has attempted suicide  -Talking about what has happened  -If you are worried that they are suicidal again  -Looking after yourself  -The future   Download Here  |  Visit Website  |  Order a Copy

Guiding their way back: information for people supporting someone after a suicide attempt (AUS)

-Providing support through the immediate response

-In the short-term

-Common reactions

-The person who has attempted suicide

-Talking about what has happened

-If you are worried that they are suicidal again

-Looking after yourself

-The future

Download Here | Visit Website | Order a Copy

After a Suicide Attempt: A Guide for Family and Friends (CAN) -   Download

After a Suicide Attempt: A Guide for Family and Friends (CAN) - Download