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This information is provided as a resource and does not constitute an endorsement for any group. It is the responsibility of the reader to decide whether a group is appropriate for his/her needs. For evidence-based information on diseases, conditions, symptoms, treatment and wellness issues, continue searching this site.

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).
Write:
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: 2/12/2013

Heartbeat

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.
Write:
Heartbeat
2015 Devon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Voice: 719-596-2575
Website: http://heartbeatsurvivorsaftersuicide.org
E-mail: archlj@msn.com
Verified: 1/8/2013

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.
Write:
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: 1/9/2013

Friends and Family of Suicide

Online. 325+ members. Founded 2000. Provides online support to survivors of suicide. Offers moderated e-mail mailing list, chatroom, retreats and various memorial projects.
Website: http://www.pos-ffos.com Direct sign up address: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ffofsuicides
E-mail: ffofsuicides-owner@yahoogroups.com
Verified: 1/15/2013

WebMD Medical Reference from the American Self-Help Clearinghouse

Last Updated: February 25, 2014
This information is provided as a resource and does not constitute an endorsement for any group.  It is the responsibility of the reader to decide whether a group is appropriate for his/her needs.  For evidence-based information on diseases, conditions, symptoms, treatment and wellness issues, continue searching this site.This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.   

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