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Crisis, Grief, and 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 from loss.

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.

Virtual Memorials
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. 

  
suicide Prevention  

ForBetterTimes.com (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.

Befrienders International
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 10 languages.

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  

Alcoholics Anonymous
Brochures, information and literature on alcoholism.

Al-Anon/Alateen
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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