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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
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
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 Association of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20015
Online. 200 members. Founded September 30, 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 Direct sign up address: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ffofsuicides