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Crisis, Grief, and Healing
death Grief & Healing
This page is meant to be a place men and women can browse to understand
and honor the many different paths to heal strong emotions.
TOM GOLDEN LCSW of Washington D.C. is an internationally known
psychotherapist, author, and speaker on the topic of healing
Directory Of SOS Support Groups
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has compiled a national
directory of survivor support groups for families and friends of a suicide.
The directory is listed state-by-state. Visit this page to find
the support group nearest you.
Journey of Hearts
This website is for anyone who has ever experienced a loss or a
significant life event that changed their life forever. Losses and
the reactions that result may be acute or long-standing and can result
in feelings of grief, stress, depression, loneliness or helplessness.
This site was created to help people through the transitional process
of dealing with a loss or significant life change, incorporate the
loss, ultimatedly become transformed by the experience, and begin
to live life again.
Suicide Wall Homepage
Suicide Wall is dedicated to memorializing Vietnam Veterans who
have taken their own lives, to gather the names of them, to offer
links to Vietnam Veteran organizations, and to provide information
about the book Suicide Wall by Alexander Paul.
Suicide Memorials - In Loving Memory
"In Loving Memory" was created as an online memorial for our
loved ones lost to the tragedy of suicide.
This is a place for love, healing and remembrance.
It is our hope to offer a way for friends and family to
express their love, anger, emptiness and loss, and to promote
awareness of the pain and sorrow that suicide leaves behind.
The Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support
organization which offers friendship and understanding to families
who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause.
There is no religious affiliation. There are no membership fees or
dues, and all bereaved family members are welcome.
Creates online memorials that celebrate the lives and personalities of
lost loved ones and provide a place where these cherished
images will have a permanent home.
(For those contemplating suicide)
Suicide happens when you just feel you cannot deal with that pain any longer. This site
is not to judge you, but to let you know that there are
millions of others who share the same pain that you are having at this moment,
and people such as myself who have been on the verge, yet survived and now lead
very happy lives. People who have faith that you too can be a survivor. Site
has online Message Boards.
This site provides: Information for anyone feeling low, depressed or suicidal, or
worried about a friend or
relative. Access to the world's most comprehensive directory of crisis helplines.
Information about suicide and crisis support in over 40 countries and
American Association of Suicidology
American Association of Suicidology, a
nonprofit organization is dedicated to the understanding and prevention
of suicide. This site is designed as a resource for anyone
concerned about suicide, including AAS members, suicide researchers,
therapists, prevention specialists, survivors of suicide, and
people who are themselves in crisis.
Youth Suicide Prevention Information
Now approaching epidemic proportions, suicide is currently the
third leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States.
It is estimated that 300 to 400 teen suicides occur per year
in Los Angeles County; this is equivalent to one teenager
lost every day. Evidence indicates that for every suicide,
there are 50 to 100 attempts at suicide.
other Resource Links
Brochures, information and literature on alcoholism.
AL-ANON (and ALATEEN for younger members) is a worldwide
organization that offers a self-help recovery program for
families and friends of alcoholics whether or not the alcoholic
seeks help or even recognizes the existence of a drinking problem.
Members give and receive comfort and understanding through a
mutual exchange of experiences, strength and hope. Sharing of
similar problems binds individuals and groups together in a
bond that is protected by a policy of anonymity.
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