The Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Team consists of trained survivor and mental health professionals acting as volunteers to bring immediate support to survivors of suicide. Suicide survivors are those persons who have had a loved one complete a suicide and are at risk due to their emotional response, which may include the use of unhealthy coping strategies or attempting suicide themselves.
The LOSS Team is activated by first response officials when a suicide occurs to provide resources, support and hope to suicide survivors. The volunteers provide immediate assistance to survivors to help them cope with the trauma of their loss, provide follow-up contat with the survivors and coordinate the utilization of services and support groups within the community.
Bringing immediate support to survivors of suicide in Lincoln/Lancaster County
To provide the clear message of hope, so that survivors can move through their time of shock and despair.
If you would like to support the work of the Lincoln/Lancaster County LOSS Team, donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Your support of any amount helps us provide resources that bring help, hope and healing to those impacted by suicide in our community.