Marilyn Koenig is the Founder of Friends for Survival, a support system for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide. She shares her personal story of the loss of her son, as well as her experience in starting Friends for Survival. When we can develop a passion that turns our loss into a […]
The suicide death of Gail & Steve Beeman’s 20 year old son took the entire community of Auburn CA by surprise. How could such a well liked young man end his own life? Gail & Steve have learned a vast amount about depression and suicide, and have used what they have learned to help others. […]
In our society, there is a huge amount of stigma associated with suicide loss, largely due to lack of understanding as to why a person would choose to die by their own hand. As a survivor of suicide, Heidi Crosbie shares insight into the mystery of suicide. We encourage you to read Heidi’s article, “The Face […]
Brandy Lidbeck has been personally and dramatically impacted by the suicide of loved ones. She shares her passion for other survivors to feel understood, connected, and encouraged that they are not alone.
Marilyn Koenig, co-founder and Executive Director of Friends for Survival, helps our listeners understand some issues of grief that are often magnified for those whose loved one has died by their own hand. This program will benefit anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one, as well as those who provide grief care, […]
Chaplain Joseph Williams shares the story of his childhood as an orphan, adopted by abusive parents, and subsequently living in 7 foster homes during his childhood. He was rescued during his attempted suicide at the age of 12, and later had to deal with guilt and regret when his brother died by suicide. His message […]
Loss of a Son to Suicide
Marilyn Koenig, co-founder and executive director of Friends for Survival, shares about her journey following the loss of her son to suicide. Friends for Survival is a Nationwide and International grief support organization that offers hope and grief care to those whose loved one died by suicide.
Suicide Prevention & Mud Run 4 Life