Survivors of Loved Ones to Suicide

Survivors of Loved Ones to Suicide (SOLOS) is a unique suicide support system created for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide. We are reaching out to those who are on a JOURNEY called grief. We offer a support system unlike any other support system available which is a safe place to come together to share, to discuss, to vent, to learn, and to not feel alone. We offer these individuals both online and face-to-face grief support groups and continue to grow both throughout the United States and the World. As a result, these survivors feel secure and know they are never alone on this journey through suicide grief.

No Time to Say Goodbye

No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving The Suicide Of A Loved One, by Carla Fine. (1999)

Carla Fine is the author of nine books, including No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One; Touched by Suicide: Hope and Healing After Loss; Strong, Smart, and Bold: Empowering Girls for Life; and Married to Medicine: An Intimate Portrait of Doctors’ Wives. She lectures frequently throughout the U.S. and internationally about how suicide affects those who have been left behind. Carla lives in New York City and her website is

(LOSS) Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide

(LOSS) Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide

Through Catholic Charities
126 N. Des Plaines Street
Chicago, IL 60661-2357
Fax: 312-655-0678

Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide is a free, non-denominational program that supports individuals who are grieving the loss of a loved one by suicide. The LOSS Program is offered by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago in collaboration with the Diocese of Joliet. We are funded by the United Way, private foundations, as well as your charitable contributions.

Memoirs of a Suicide’s Daughter

By Her Own Hand: Memoirs of a Suicide’s Daughter, by Signe Hammer. (1991)

This powerful and sometimes harrowing book is an inquest into the mystery of the suicide of the author’s mother, as well as an account of suicide’s effect on its survivors–especially children. “Beautifully told . . . a sobering, eloquent account . . . honest and courageous”.    –San Francisco Chronicle.