A recent study estimates that for every death by suicide, 135 people are affected. Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL) often don't know where to turn after the loss of a loved one to suicide. The emotions from this type of sudden loss can be quite complex and confusing and Crisis Support Services of Nevada available at any time to help individuals coping with suicide loss.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Program


Crisis Support Services of Nevada provides 24/7 comfort to those affected by suicide and offers local and national resources to support continued healing for those who are coping with the suicide death of a loved one.

Along with the crisis hotline, CSSNV offers a weekly SOSL Support Group, monthly SOSL newsletter and yearly SOSL events to help with the healing process, to remember those lost to suicide and to spread awareness of the importance of suicide prevention.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

Adult self-help support groups led by a facilitator are available for individuals who are coping with suicide loss. To attend the Northern Nevada SOSL group, call the Crisis Support Services of Nevada business office at 775-784-8085 and ask to leave a message for Janett or email info@crisiscallcenter.org.

Lifelink Newsletter for Survivors of Suicide Loss

A monthly newsletter distributed by Crisis Support Services of Nevada that highlights relevant issues specific to suicide loss. The newsletter includes poetry and prose written by survivors, upcoming events and national SOSL conference schedules. To join the newsletter, call the Crisis Support Services of Nevada business office at 775-784-8085 and ask to leave a message for Janett or email info@crisiscallcenter.org.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Annual Candlelight Vigil

Held during the month of November, this event celebrates the lives of those lost to suicide. Explore all Crisis Support Services of Nevada events.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

The Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL) Support Group is a free, confidential service provided by Crisis Support Services of Nevada. The group is designated for family members and significant others who have lost a loved one to suicide and is designed to help survivors cope with the tragedy and grief of suicide loss and the painful process of recovery.

  1. Cultivate a sense of belonging and affiliation.
  2. Support and affirm.
  3. Create a safe and comforting environment where survivors can share their feelings about their loss and find new ways of coping.
  4. Inspire hope.
  5. Educate and inform.
  6. Provide survivors with the skills to go on with their lives.

The information shared during support group meetings is confidential in nature with the exception of when any group member threatens suicide, homicide or physical and/or sexual abuse against another individual. Other information communicated during group meetings will not be disclosed to individuals who are not members of the group.

Nevada Resources for Survivors of Suicide Loss


Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention - SOSL Support Groups

A directory of support groups across the state with contact information.

Solace Tree (Reno, NV)

Child, teen, and adult grief support including support for survivors of suicide loss.

Adam’s Place (Las Vegas, NV)

Child, teen, and family grief support including support for survivors of suicide loss.

Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention

Articles about recognizing signs of suicide and how to take action.

National Resources for Survivors of Suicide Loss


National SOSL Group Locator

Offers information about support groups available in the U.S. and a few other countries.

After a Suicide Resource Directory

An online directory of resources and information to help them cope with their loss.

A newsletter with articles, research and innovative activities being implemented around the world.

National SOSL Group Locator

Articles with strategies for coping, research and personal stories.

Alliance of Hope

Information to help survivors understand the complex emotional aftermath of suicide.

Friends and Families of Suicides

A collection of message boards for people who have lost someone to suicide.

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