We are the Survivors of Loved Ones' Suicides, a peer-led, non-denominational support group located in San Antonio, Texas. We're dedicated to helping each other and ourselves work through the emotional turmoil caused by the death of a loved one, friend, or associate to suicide.
More than 33,000 people are lost each year to suicide in the United States. Countless thousands more are left behind to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives while trying to cope with the tragic loss of a loved one to suicide. This is where SOLOS can help. Explore the site, look at what we offer and see if we may be able to help you.
Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide
This years San Antonio Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention is November 8, at Nelson Wolff Stadium. Register now or call Bebe Rodriguez at 210-218-7710 for more information. You can also email Bebe for walk information. On-site registration the day of the walk starts at 1 pm and the walk starts at 2 pm. More than $45 thousan has been pledged toward this year's goal of $60 thousand. Walk to remember. Walk to honor. Walk to help prevent suicide in our community.
2015 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
Make plans to attend this years International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day event at the South Texas Blood and Tissue Donor Pavilion conference room from 9 am to 1 pm on November 21. The event is free and open to everyone. Lunch will be served and you can contact Michelle Ramirez at 210-632-3093 for more information.
Holiday Pot Luck
The annual holiday pot luck is scheduled for December 2, starting at 6:30 pm at the Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health. Bring a dish to share and enjoy the fellowship of our group members. The regular support group meeting will start after dinner. We hope to see you there.
Love, Loss and Survival
NBA player Ryan Anderson, from the New Orleans Pelicans, talks about losing his girlfriend to suicide. It's a compelling story and so many affected by suicide and can relate to the emotions and termoil after the act. You can read the article in Sports Illustrated.
If you would like your loved ones' photograph and information to appear on the SOLOS memoriam page please e-mail a quality digital image along with any infomation you would like on the page. Our webmaster will try to get your memorial posted as quickly as possible.
"When people kill themselves, they think they're ending the pain, but all they're doing is passing it on to those they leave behind." Jeannette Walls
"Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse." Karl A. Menninger