Survivors of SuicideThe term of “survivor of suicide” refers to the family members and friends who are impacted by the death of their loved one by suicide. Although the number of survivors is difficult to calculate, conservative estimates indicate that there are six reported survivors for every completed suicide. Based on data from 1980 to 2004, the number of survivors in the U.S. of suicide in the past 25 years is approximately 5 million people.
Surviving After Suicide
American Association of Suicidology
Survivors of Suicide
Information for survivors of suicide about how to deal with suicidal grief