If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
You can also chat online:
We pray for those who make the decision to end their life and those who are affected by that decision. Sometimes others deny these prayers to those who have committed suicide, believing that they are condemned to hell. We, however, respond to the Church's request in the Catechism (#2283) to pray for them, as we do not know their heart or how God may have intervened.
We have two main places online where we pray for those who commit suicide, those who are contemplating suicide, and for those who are affected (family, friends, community members, etc.):