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Dealing with Grief and Loss after a Suicide

If you or someone close to you has been affected by suicide, please consider scheduling an appointment at the Counseling Center for support. It is often helpful to talk about the loss. Services include both individual counseling and a weekly support group for students who have lost a loved one through any cause, “Facing Loss.” Please refer to the following links for helpful information in dealing with grief in the aftermath of suicide.

  • – An online behavioral support system created by the JED Foundation.
  • – An educational website created by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
  • The Jason Foundation -Dedicated to the prevention of suicide through educational and awareness programs. There are Apple and Android apps for suicide prevention tips available here also. Please note that the Counseling Center (410-617-CARE (2273) and the Department of Public Safety (410-617-5911) are Loyola University Maryland’s primary resources to contact for immediate assistance.                                                                   

                                                                   Jason Foundation App- A friend asks
If you are concerned about a Loyola student who has expressed suicidal thoughts, contact The Counseling Center M-F 8:30 am to 5pm (EST) at 410-617-2273. After 5pm, on weekends, and holidays contact our after hours counselors at 410-617-5530 or Public Safety at 410-617-5911 for immediate assistance.

Contact Us

Humanities, Room 150
One flight up the turret entrance
Phone: 410-617-CARE (2273)

Call to schedule an appointment
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


REACT Online

REACT is an online video that explains how to help yourself or someone you care about cope in healthy ways after a distressing life event (such as a trauma, assault, or loss).