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It is understandable to feel hopeless right now. This is an unprecedented time in our lives and it is okay to feel angry, frustrated, or helpless. Below are some important resources you can use to improve mental health and find relief. If you are having thoughts of suicide please seek help. Please know you are not alone. There is help.
Link to Suicide Resources:

~ National suicide hotline 24/7: 1-800-273-8255 ~ Crisis Textline 24/7: Text HOME to 741741 ~
~ Coping With Suicidal Thoughts ~ Suicide Prevention in Schools ~

Not suicidal but still want help? Click on a link below!
~ Coping with COVID-19 ~ Coping with Social Isolation ~ Finding a Therapist ~ Other Resources ~
~ More at HGAPS.org ~



Dealing with a loss from suicide


Grieving from the loss of a loved one or acquaintance due to suicide can be overwhelming and cause feelings of guilt, anger, or confusion. The resources below from the Mayo Clinic details how to deal with emotions that can surface due to the event as well as healthy coping strategies.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/end-of-life/in-depth/suicide/art-20044900?pg=1

This resource from Harvard also addresses similar coping strategies and suggests as well as how to seek support from others and how to help a friend who might be struggling with a loss due to suicide.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/suicide-survivors-face-grief-questions-challenges-201408127342

Dealing with the loss of a loved one and how to process grief


- http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/grief.aspx

- https://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/coping-with-grief-and-loss.htm