Each year, in the United States, it is estimated that over a million people survive a suicide attempt, yet if you survived an attempt, you may be feeling very alone. Suicide can be a difficult topic for some people to discuss, but open communication about suicide can help you to feel more supported and ultimately save your life. This website is here to let you know you aren’t alone.
There is hope and there is help.
Perhaps your suicidal thoughts turned into a suicide attempt because you were afraid to tell someone how you were feeling or perhaps you did tell someone but still didn’t get the help you needed. Knowing how others have survived a suicide attempt and what resources there are to support you can be key components to feeling better and staying safe in the future.
Recovering from a suicide attempt is a process that takes time. Everyone’s experience is different and what people find helpful after a suicide attempt can vary as well. This website is here to help you start to think about what might help you to recover after your suicide attempt. It doesn’t have all of the answers, only you can determine what is best in your situation. It does offer ideas to help you to know what you might expect and how others have approached their recovery.