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Suicide Survivors

Suicide Survivors

Self Help Clearinghouse

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International. 35 chapters. Founded 1980. Mutual support for those who have lost a loved one through suicide. Information, referrals, phone support and chapter development guidelines on-line. Speakers on suicide bereavement.
2015 Devon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Voice: 719-596-2575
Website: http://heartbeatsurvivorsaftersuicide.org
E-Mail: archlj@msn.com
Verified: 3/12/2014

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Resource. Founded 1987. Provides state-by-state directory of survivor support groups for families and friends who have lost someone to suicide. Training programs available to start similar groups.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall St., 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Voice: 1-888-333-2377 or 212-363-3500
Fax: 212-363-6237
Website: http://www.afsp.org
E-Mail: inquiry@afsp.org
Verified: 3/12/2014

American Association of Suicidology

National. 350 affiliated groups. Referrals to local support groups for survivors of suicide nationwide. Newsletter, pamphlets and brochures available for a fee. Book available on starting self-help groups ($30).
American Assoc. of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20015
Voice: 202-237-2280
Fax: 202-237-2282
Website: http://www.suicidology.org
E-Mail: info@suicidology.org
Verified: 3/12/2014

Friends and Family of Suicide

Online. 200 members. Founded 2000. Provides online support to anyone grieving the death, by suicide, of someone else. Offers moderated e-mail mailing list, private chatroom, retreats and various memorial projects.
Website: http://www.pos-ffos.com Yahoo: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/group/ffofsuicides/info (direct sign up address)
E-Mail: arlynsmom@cs.com
Verified: 2/20/2013

Parents of Suicides - Support Community

Online. Offers understanding, support, information, connections and hope to parents who have lost a child to suicide. Members must complete application to join.
Website: http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/parentsofsuicides.info
Verified: 11/5/2013

Grief Support

Online. Provides support and encouragement for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one. Message boards include: loss of child, parent, partner, adult child, family and friends, pet, sibling, loss to suicide, homicide, caregivers and dealing with terminal illness.
Website: http://www.forums.grieving.com
Verified: 12/31/2013

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