Suicide Attempt Survivors

What is suicide attempt survivors?

Suicide attempt survivors- Individuals who have survived a prior suicide attempt.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Surgeon General and National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action. Washington, DC: HHS, September 2012.

For suicide attempt survivors’ stories, visit any of the following websites:

To read survivor stories visit

To order a guide for information after an attempt suicide visit:

A Journey Toward Health and Hope: Your Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt:

This handbook guides people through the first steps toward recovery and a hopeful future after a suicide attempt. Includes personal stories from survivors who share their experiences as well as strategies, such as re-establishing connections and finding a counselor to work with. To order A Journey Toward Health & Hope: Your Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt

To read The Way Forward: Pathways to hope, recovery, and wellness with insights from lived experience visit:

Click the video image below to hear a panel of Suicide Attempt Survivors