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Help First, Business Second
Bio-One is built on the experiences of real people.

We choose to do the work we do because many of us have experienced the same sort of loss and hardship.

We want to make the aftermath of a tragedy as easy as possible for those affected, but we also hope that by providing resources like this one we can reduce the number of people impacted by this heartache in the future.

A Comprehensive Guide to Prevention, Grief, and Recovery

Resources & References

We can help
If we can be of service in your time of need, please call us or email us.

For Emergencies

Call 988 on your phone.
988 is the Crisis & Suicide Prevention Lifeline for guidance on what to do in your specific situation.
Text HOME to 741741.
Crisis Text Line 24/7.

Support Groups

Find a support group. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/
Loss Survivors. 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
https://988lifeline.org/help-yourself/loss-survivors/
Support Groups. American Association of Suicidology.
https://suicidology.org/resources/support-groups/

Free Downloads

Suicide Risk and Prevention for LGTBQ People
Treatment for Suicidal Ideation, Self-Harm, and Suicide Attempts Among Youth
A Handbook for Survivors of Suicide. American Association of Suicidology
Download a Safety Plan. Barbara Stanley. New York State Psychiatric Institute.
https://bgg.11b.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Stanley-Brown-Safety-Plan-8-6-21.pdf
Safer Homes Suicide Aware dowloads.
AFSP Social Shareables

Introduction

Bio-One, About Us.
https://biooneinc.com/about-us/

Part 1: Suicide Facts and Statistics

Facts About Suicide. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 8, 2023.
https://www.cdc.gov/suicide/facts/index.html
Suicide. National Institute of Mental Health.
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/suicide
Suicide rate highest among teens and young adults. UCLA Health. March 15, 2022.
https://www.uclahealth.org/news/suicide-rate-highest-among-teens-and-young-adults
The Social Envrionment and Suicide Attempts in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth. National Institutes of Health. May 2011.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3081186/
LBGTQ Resource List. GLAAD.
https://glaad.org/resourcelist/
Suicide Mortality in the United States, 2001 - 2021. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. April 13, 2023.
https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db464.htm
Prevention Strategies. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. October 11, 2022.
https://www.cdc.gov/suicide/prevention/index.html
Suicide prevention interventions and treatments. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
https://afsp.org/suicide-prevention-interventions-and-treatments
Effectiveness of suicide prevention interventions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. NIH National Library of Medicine. March - April 2020.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31078311/

Part 2: What to Do if Someone You Love Needs Help

Warning Signs of Suicide. National Institute of Mental Health.
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/warning-signs-of-suicide
A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention. Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
https://sprc.org/effective-prevention/comprehensive-approach
There are ways you can intervene to help prevent someone from acting on thoughts of suicide. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
https://www.samhsa.gov/blog/there-are-ways-you-can-intervene-help-prevent-someone-acting-thoughts-suicide
Awareness, intervention help prevent suicide. Speaking of Health. Mayo Clinic Health System. September 2, 2022.
https://www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/awareness-and-intervention-help-with-suicide-prevention
Mental Health By the Numbers. National Alliance on Mental Illness. April 2023.
https://www.nami.org/mhstats
Suicidal thoughts – How to cope. Rethink Mental Illness.
https://www.rethink.org/advice-and-information/about-mental-illness/learn-more-about-symptoms/suicidal-thoughts-how-to-cope/
Reach out and listen: How to help someone at risk of suicide. NPR. December 22, 2022.
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/20/707686101/how-to-help-someone-at-risk-of-suicide
Reduce Access to Means of Suicide. Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
https://sprc.org/effective-prevention/a-comprehensive-approach-to-suicide-prevention/reduce-access-to-means-of-suicide/
Teens and suicide: What parents should know. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
https://afsp.org/teens-and-suicide-what-parents-should-know/
What to Do if You’re Worried About Suicide. A parent’s guide to helping children in distress. February 3, 2023.
https://childmind.org/article/youre-worried-suicide/

Part 3: What to Do if You Are Feeling Suicidal and Need Help

Mental Health By the Numbers. National Alliance on Mental Illness. April 2023.
https://www.nami.org/mhstats
Reach out and listen: How to help someone at risk of suicide. NPR. December 22, 2022.
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/20/707686101/how-to-help-someone-at-risk-of-suicide
Self-esteem and mental health. HealthDirect.
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/self-esteem
Means Matter. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/means-matter/
Strategies to Redirect Your Thoughts and Distract Your Mind. The Science of Health. University Hospitals. April 24, 2020.
https://www.uhhospitals.org/blog/articles/2020/04/strategies-to-redirect-your-thoughts-and-distract-your-mind
5 Therapies That Can Relieve Suicidal Thoughts. FHEHealth. September 9, 2022.
https://fherehab.com/learning/therapies-suicidal-thoughts

Part 4: Suicide Facts and Statistics

Loss Survivors. 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
https://988lifeline.org/help-yourself/loss-survivors/
Practical information for immediately after a loss. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
https://afsp.org/practical-information-for-immediately-after-a-loss
How to inform people about a loved one’s death. Empathy.
https://www.empathy.com/informing-others/how-to-inform-people-about-a-loved-ones-death

Part 5: Coping with a Loved One’s Suicide

Suicide Grief: Coping with a Loved One’s Suicide, HelpGuide.org.
https://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/coping-with-a-loved-ones-suicide.htm
Left behind after suicide, Harvard Health Publishing, May 29, 2019.
https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/left-behind-after-suicide
Book: The Healing the Grieving Heart Series, After Suicide Loss: Coping with Your Grief, Companion Press, 2015
Suicide bereavement and complicated grief, National Library of Medicine, June 2012.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3384446/
How to Find a Suicide Grief Counselor. Survivors of Suicide Loss.
https://www.sosmadison.com/resources/clinical-support
What is Mental Illness? American Psychiatric Association
https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/what-is-mental-illness
Is mental illness curable? Mental Health America.
https://screening.mhanational.org/content/mental-illness-curable/

Part 6: Suicide Postvention and Recovery

Suicide bereavement and complicated grief, National Library of Medicine, June 2012.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3384446/
How to Find a Suicide Grief Counselor. Survivors of Suicide Loss.
https://www.sosmadison.com/resources/clinical-support
We can help
If we can be of service in your time of need, please call us or email us.

Part 2: What to Do if Someone You Love Needs Help

Warning Signs of Suicide. National Institute of Mental Health.
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/warning-signs-of-suicide
A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention. Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
https://sprc.org/effective-prevention/comprehensive-approach
There are ways you can intervene to help prevent someone from acting on thoughts of suicide. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
https://www.samhsa.gov/blog/there-are-ways-you-can-intervene-help-prevent-someone-acting-thoughts-suicide
Awareness, intervention help prevent suicide. Speaking of Health. Mayo Clinic Health System. September 2, 2022.
https://www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/awareness-and-intervention-help-with-suicide-prevention
Mental Health By the Numbers. National Alliance on Mental Illness. April 2023.
https://www.nami.org/mhstats
Suicidal thoughts – How to cope. Rethink Mental Illness.
https://www.rethink.org/advice-and-information/about-mental-illness/learn-more-about-symptoms/suicidal-thoughts-how-to-cope/
Reach out and listen: How to help someone at risk of suicide. NPR. December 22, 2022.
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/20/707686101/how-to-help-someone-at-risk-of-suicide
Reduce Access to Means of Suicide. Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
https://sprc.org/effective-prevention/a-comprehensive-approach-to-suicide-prevention/reduce-access-to-means-of-suicide/
Teens and suicide: What parents should know. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
https://afsp.org/teens-and-suicide-what-parents-should-know/
What to Do if You’re Worried About Suicide. A parent’s guide to helping children in distress. February 3, 2023.
https://childmind.org/article/youre-worried-suicide/

Part 4: Suicide Facts and Statistics

Loss Survivors. 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
https://988lifeline.org/help-yourself/loss-survivors/
Practical information for immediately after a loss. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
https://afsp.org/practical-information-for-immediately-after-a-loss
How to inform people about a loved one’s death. Empathy.
https://www.empathy.com/informing-others/how-to-inform-people-about-a-loved-ones-death

Part 5: Coping with a Loved One’s Suicide

Suicide Grief: Coping with a Loved One’s Suicide, HelpGuide.org.
https://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/coping-with-a-loved-ones-suicide.htm
Left behind after suicide, Harvard Health Publishing, May 29, 2019.
https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/left-behind-after-suicide
Book: The Healing the Grieving Heart Series, After Suicide Loss: Coping with Your Grief, Companion Press, 2015
Suicide bereavement and complicated grief, National Library of Medicine, June 2012.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3384446/
How to Find a Suicide Grief Counselor. Survivors of Suicide Loss.
https://www.sosmadison.com/resources/clinical-support
What is Mental Illness? American Psychiatric Association
https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/what-is-mental-illness
Is mental illness curable? Mental Health America.
https://screening.mhanational.org/content/mental-illness-curable/