Suicide Prevention Competencies for Faith Leaders: Supporting Life Before, During, and After a Suicidal Crisis 

This new resource, informed by faith community leaders and suicide prevention experts, aims to help equip faith leaders with the capabilities needed to prevent suicide and provide care and comfort for those affected by suicide.

Faith, Hope, Life Campaign 

Four steps for faith communities to take action to prevent suicide: 

1. Learn the facts about suicide and share this knowledge with others in your faith community. 

2. Pray and Worship - Incorporate suicide prevention into your faith community's worship and gatherings.

Sample prayers on faith, hope and life

Communication aids (flyers, bulletin inserts, posters, graphic art) 

3. Provide care and comfort when someone dies by suicide 

4. Build community 

Responding to a Faith Member At Risk for Suicide - Fact Sheet

Faith Leaders' Guide to Self Care after a Suicide - Video 

Mental Health Ministries Resource Guides 

A variety of downloadable resources; also has training curriculums and other resources developed by denominations and national groups working in the area of spirituality/faith and mental illness.