These are resources for spiritual communities following a death by suicide or a suicide attempt. In public health, supports and resources offered at this time are known as “postvention.” The Office of Suicide Prevention has identified additional support resources:
General Postvention Resources
- The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Faith Communities Task Force
Self-care resources and information for spiritual leaders following a death by suicide.
- Suicide Prevention Competencies for Faith Leaders
Skill-based resources for counseling for those impacted by a death by suicide for faith leaders.
- Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
Grief support for suicide loss survivors, including finding a support group, grief support packages, and other connections and resources.
- Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado
The Coalition provides free iCare Packages packages that can be sent to individuals who have experienced a loss to suicide in Colorado.