& Suicide related
Help & Resources
If you are looking for a support group
for individuals with mental illness or their families
NAMI / Greater Orlando
National Alliance on Mental Illness
If you are looking for Mental Health Services:
in collaboration with Florida Hospital
and Mental Health Association of Central Florida
The clinic for depression, anxiety and co-occuring conditions.
For uninsured residents of Orange County
Mental Health Association of Central Florida
A referral service for individuals seeking information and mental health services for themselves, family, or friends.
If you are looking for help because you are in crisis and considering suicide:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
phone: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Para la Prevencion de Suicidio Nacional
en espanol: 1-888-628-9454
If you are looking for help because you are in crisis and considering suicide and you are gay or think you might be:
The Trevor Helpline
phone: 1-866-4U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)
A national 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention hotline aimed at gay and questioning youth.
If you are looking for help and support after loosing a loved one to suicide:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Central Clorida Chapter
Connection Helpline: 407-333-9028 1pm to 10pm Eastern time 7 days a week
HALOS (Healing After a Loved One's Suicide)
Peer-led grief and bereavement support and recovery groups meeting in St. Cloud and in Davenport on a monthly basis.
Contact Marie Dudek for information at 863-424-4810 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospice of the Comforter Grief Support for Adults, Children and Teens
--Individual or group support for children and teens who have lost a loved one by suicide
--Grief Counseling (4-6 sessions) is available for adults who have had a loved one die by suicide
For information, contact Bereavement Manager at 407-682-0808
No charge for either service
Left Behind After Suicide Support Groups
(sponsored by Hospice of the Comforter)
Left Behind After Suicide Support Groups (LBAS) for adults are located in several areas throughout the Orlando region. Contact Ann Dumont at Hospice of the Comforter for information regarding these meetings held once or twice a month. No charge.
407-682-0808, voicemail 430 or send email to email@example.com
New Hope For Kids
New Hope is a support center for grieving children (ages 3-18) and those who are part of their lives. They have a special circumstances group for suicide.
Located at 900 North Maitland Avenue in Maitland, FL 32751.
Websites for support after loosing a loved one to suicide:
Parents of Suicide
S.O.L.E.S. - Survivors Of Law Enforcement Suicide
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)