Narratively

Suicide Stories

Chronicling the devastating ripple effects when one takes their own life.

Explore Latest

The Diver Who Brings Up the Bodies

So many Indian farmers are killing themselves that bodies pile up at the end of one long canal. Gurbaksh Singh helps their families find closure.

Pilgrimage to the Site of My Mother’s Suicide

Mom died in a random parking garage. I didn't know why, but I had to see it.

Play

Fighting South Korea’s Suicide Crisis With Fake Funerals

In Seoul, everyone from corporations to cafes is working to lower the world’s highest suicide rate.

The Two Suicides That Changed My Life

How witnessing a shocking suicide on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge—and talking the dead man’s father through his grief—helped me understand my mother and the lifelong...

Confessions of a Suicide Survivor

Inside a candid support group dedicated to helping New Yorkers cope with the crippling emotions that arise after a loved one takes her life.