Offering Help After a Suicide Death

Friends For Survival, Inc.

P.O. Box 214463, Sacramento, CA 95821

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 “This program is funded in part by the Division of
Behavioral Health Services through the voter approved Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).”

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Our Mission


Friends For Survival, Inc. is an organization of people who have been affected by a death caused by suicide. We are dedicated to providing a variety of peer support services that comfort those in grief, encourage healing and growth, foster the development of skills to cope with a loss and educate the community regarding the impact of suicide.


The loving outreach of Friends For Survival 

volunteers can bridge the gap between despair and renewed hope. Those whose loss is recent can lean upon the shoulders of those who have made progress in the difficult task of working through grief after a suicide death.

What is Friends for Survival?

Friends For Survival, Inc. is a national non-profit outreach organization available to those who are grieving a suicide death of family or friends. Also to professionals who work with those who are grieving a suicide tragedy. Friends For Survival, organized by and for survivors, has been offering services since 1983. All staff and volunteers have been directly impacted by a suicide death.

The following numbers are NOT 24 hour crisis lines.

Voice mail is available after hours.

Suicide Loss Help Line 800-646-7322

Friends for Survival Help Line 916-392-0664


If you are in crisis and need immediate help this  

is a 24 hours national crisis line:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)