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Suicide

suicide200The American Association of Suicidology - 202-237-2280 - One of the premier suicide research organizations, the AAS has a wide range of resources on all aspects of suicide. Their web page also contains many links and online resources about suicide.

American Federation of Suicide Prevention - To order AFSP's Teen Suicide Prevention Kit free of charge, call 1-888-333-AFSP, ext. 14, or email lteegarden@afsp.org. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

National Depressed and Manic Depressed Association

National Hopeline Network - 1-800-SUICIDE

National Institute of Mental Health - Free brochures and information on depression and suicide

SPEAK - Baltmore affiliate of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Wonderful. Does personal testimonials and advocacy.

Suicide Prevention Books - From the American Association of Suicidology

Tuttle, Robert, Dealing with Crisis. Louisville KY: Bridge Resources, 1997
This brief book has a variety of materials dealing with presuicide issues, such as warning signs, as well as materials concerning post suicide matters, such as grief and dealing with suicide attempts.

Yellow Ribbon Campaign - This organization has a number of online resources and links, as well as support groups and other grief suggestions.