The charity set up by David Rathband says it plans to broaden the support it offers to members of the emergency services.
The Blue Lamp Foundation was established to help personnel who are injured in the line of duty.
So far, it has concentrated on helping people with physical injuries.
The Foundation's chairman says it now wants to offer practical support to people coping with emotional trauma and mental health issues.
Peter Sweeney said:
"We can't forget the pain and suffering that David suffered personally.
The last thing we want is another member of the emergency services, injured in the line of duty, committing suicide because of the severity of their injuries."
The family of PC David Rathband have said they will continue to take legal action against Northumbria Police.
After an inquest into the death of the former Northumbria Police officer, Debbie Essery - David Rathband's sister - read a statement outside Moot Hall in Newcastle. It said:
The wife of PC David Rathband has issued a statement following an inquest into her husband's death.
Kath Rathband said:
The Chief Constable of Northumbria Police has refuted claims that PC David Rathband was not given enough support at the time of his death.
In a statement, Sue Sim said:
During the three-day inquest into the death of Pc David Rathband, at Newcastle's Moot Hall, the court heard of his affairs, one with 7/7 London bombing survivor Lisa French.
Mrs Rathband told David Rathband the marriage was over prior to him going to Australia with his identical twin Darren.
While on holiday, Mr Rathband tried to contact his wife up to 50 times a day. In one call he pretended to be a police officer saying her husband was dead.
Mrs Rathband visited him for the last time on the night he died. She contacted his sister Debbie Essery and his welfare officer Insp John Heckles.
That evening, officers broke into his home and found him hanging.
Ms French had also seen him earlier that day, and she told the inquest he said he had experienced suicidal thoughts, but had not been able to kill himself.
On the third day of the inquest into the death of Pc David Rathband, Coroner Eric Armstrong urged nobody involved in the hearing to blame themselves.
The inquest heard Mr Rathband, 44, had made threats to kill himself and had said he attempted to hang himself but could not go through with it. He was found hanging at his home in Blyth, Northumberland, on February 29 2012, 20 months after being shot and blinded by Raoul Moat.
A coroner has ruled that being shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat was the first step leading to Pc David Rathband killing himself.
The traffic officer struggled after the collapse of his marriage and found it hard to cope with losing his sight. He was found hanging at his home 20 months after he was shot. His family said Northumbria Police could have done more to support him.
The inquest heard Mr Rathband, 44, had made threats to kill himself and said he attempted to hang himself but could not go through with it. he was not considered to be at immediate risk of suicide.
Coroner Eric Armstrong has returned a narrative verdict in the death of PC David Rathband.
He concluded he intended to take his own life through hanging.
He said no parties involved should criticise themselves with the benefit of hindsight for not doing more to prevent his death.
More to follow.
The inquest into the death of PC David Rathband has heard how he threatened to kill himself while on a video call to his estranged wife so she would see him do it.
The former policeman was found hanged at his home in Blyth in February 2012. Gregg Easteal reports:
The inquest into the death of PC David Rathband has heard that he threatened to kill himself on a video-phone so that his wife could watch.
The officer was left blinded after being shot by Raoul Moat in 2010. He was found hanged at this home in Blyth two years later.
A police family liaison officer today told the hearing at Newcastle's Moot Hall that Rathband's estranged wife had received a call from him, threatening to commit suicide on Facetime.