The information in this section is meant to assist you to find help as you deal with the devastation associated with a death by suicide. Please know that you are not alone--over 1,000 people in Maine become survivors each year. We are sorry for your loss.
Please read this information when you are ready and be gentle with yourself as you grieve.
- Dear Friend Letter (pdf)
- Grief Support Centers (pdf)
- Resources- Books (pdf)
- Original Works by Survivors in Maine (pdf)
- SOS: A Handbook for Survivors of Suicide (pdf)
- Beyond Surviving (pdf)
Voices of Survivors Speakers Bureau training
The Suicide Survivor Speakers Bureau are individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide and have been trained to speak safely and effectively about their loss in order to increase awareness and help prevent suicide in Maine. The Maine CDC, Suicide Prevention Program and NAMI Maine are providing a free training for suicide survivors who are interested in participating. If you are a survivor and would like to be trained to be a member of the Speakers Bureau, or for more information on how to schedule a presentation, contact Christine Canty Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org or Carrie Horne at email@example.com and 1-800-464-5767. together, we can make a difference!