Support

www.sass-mokan.com : SASS (Suicide Awareness Survivor Support) is a not-for- profit organization that helps support survivors left behind after someone has ended their life. Their efforts unite survivors and educate the public on the stigmas of suicide and mental health awareness. They know that suicide is everyone’s business.

www.speakup.us : The Speak Up Foundation (Suicide Prevention Education Awareness for Kids United as Partners) seeks to break the silence and reduce the stigma surrounding all mental illness and suicide.

www.itsok.us : The Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition is working to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

www.kchospice.org/solace-house/ : Solace House is a grief counseling center that supports children and families who have been impacted by the death of a loved one.

www.nami.org : NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

www.suicidology.org : The mission of AAS (American Association of Suicidology) is to promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it.

www.themighty.com : The Mighty publishes real stories by real people facing real challenges, including mental health.

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org : The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

www.childrengrieve.org : The National Alliance for Grieving Children promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who wants to support them.

www.joco.gov : The Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition saves and supports life, with our community partners, through awareness, education, and outreach.

www.encouragehopeandhelp.com : Encourage Hope and Help is a suicide prevention website for youth, parents, educators, LGBTQ, attempt survivors, loss survivors, veterans, and community members in the Kansas City area. Through education and prevention efforts, they strive to reduce youth suicide.

www.afsp.org : The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.

www.dbsaop.org : Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance is a peer-led support group open to anyone with a mood disorder as well as anyone with a loved one who lives with the challenge of a mental illness.

www.thegiftofsecond.com : The Gift of Second is for people who have lost a loved one to suicide. It is a place for anyone suffering from this tremendous loss to find hope, encouragement, understanding, and community.