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Mental Health Resources for all Communities

Hotlines, Therapy, Counseling, Communities, Books, Podcasts and more…

LGBTQ

Resources for people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, and queer or questioning. 

Helpful Podcasts

Listen in on powerfully helpful, hopeful, and healing conversations.

The Leftover Pieces; Suicide Loss Conversations

Real conversations with other loss survivors, healers and mental health experts

Good Mourning Grief

 A grief support group in a podcast, it’s a space where you’ll feel understood, connected to others and even have the odd ‘aha!’ moment where everything you’re experiencing starts to make more sense. Most importantly, you’ll feel less alone.

Grief Seeds

Intuitive Grief Guide and author Shelby Forsythia offers insights, reframings, metaphors, and visualizations to plants seeds for your healing in life after loss.

Not Allowed To Die By Daniel D Maigler

A therapist answering questions about therapy, mental health, coaching, and other related questions.

Grieving Parents Sharing Hope

The Grieving Parents Sharing Hope podcast is an outreach of the national organization GPS Hope, which provides support and resources for bereaved parents, especially those who are struggling with their Christian faith after the death of their child.

Helpful Books

Cozy up with a good read that will help you along your journey. 

Grieving a Suicide: A Loved One’s Search for Comfort, Answers, and Hope by Albert Y Hsu

While acknowledging that there are no easy answers, he draws on the resources of the Christian faith to point suicide survivors to the God who offers comfort in our grief and hope for the future.

Bruised and Wounded: Struggling to Understand Suicide By Ronald Rolheiser

With chapters also on “Removing the Taboo,” “Despair as Weakness Rather than Sin,” “Reclaiming the Memory of Our Loved One,” and “The Pain of the Ones Left Behind,” Fr. Rolheiser offers hope and a new way of understanding death by suicide.

A Survival Guide: Facing Life After Suicide Loss by Melissa Bottorff-Arey

This guide includes part of her story and some things she learned to help you navigate your way through so much uncertainty. It includes sections on the first days, the first weeks, the first months, ideas for self-care, many resources, and quotes that helped her.

Aftermath: Picking Up the Pieces After a Suicide by Roe Gary

Aftermath was written to...
* Be a companion for you in this unwanted, heart-crushing process that has been thrust upon you.
* Provide practical tools to help you pick up the pieces and begin to rebuild your heart and life.

Too Soon to Say Goodbye: Healing and Hope for Victims and Survivors of Suicide

Too Soon to Say Goodbye offers a renewal of courage and faith for families and friends grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide. Written by three women all uniquely affected by suicide, the book explores the aftermath from a wide range of true stories.

No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving The Suicide Of A Loved One by Carla Fine

With No Time to Say Goodbye, Carla Fine brings suicide survival from the darkness into light, speaking frankly about the overwhelming feelings of confusion, guilt, shame, anger, and loneliness that are shared by all survivors.

Touched by Suicide: Hope and Healing After Loss by Michael F. Myers & Carla Fine

In this definitive guide book, the authors combine their perspectives as a physician and a survivor to offer compassionate and practical advice to anyone affected by suicide.

The Gift of Second: Healing from the Impact of Suicide by Brandy Lidbeck

Explore the ins and outs of grief and trauma -Release the guilt and shame survivors carry -Recognize how to take care of yourself -Gain practical tips for enduring the first year -Discover what helps other survivors -Determine when to seek professional help -Stop replaying the past and blaming yourself -START healing in a healthy way

Shattered: From Grief to Joy After My Son’s Suicide by Rebecca Tervo.

This book tells how Rebecca reacted to the event that changed everything for her and her family. It describes the unrelenting and nearly unbearable grief and loss. Her grieving process is all laid out with raw honesty, but are told as if she was sitting with you on the front porch with a cup of coffee.

When Your World Falls Apart by David Jeremiah.

If you are struggling with anything in your life that is pulling you down or pulling you apart, this book will not only lift your spirits but remind you that God is walking with you. When Your World Falls Apart is an invaluable source of help and encouragement for people facing major obstacles in life.

Take action for your Mental Health

The Honor Project is a platform to learn about mental health, find resources of all sorts, and most of all, a hub for reading and sharing real stories about mental health experiences. By sharing your story through the Honor Project, you are empowering yourself to share experiences and spread hope to others.

 This helps us all feel a little less alone.

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