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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
Voice: 719-596-2575
Verified: 8/2/2012

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.
Am. Fdn. 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
Verified: 7/17/2012

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).
American Assoc. of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20015
Voice: 202-237-2280
Fax: 202-237-2282
Verified: 8/14/2012

Friends and Family of Suicide

Online. 350+ members. Founded 1998. Provides online support to survivors of suicide. Offers moderated e-mail mailing list, chatroom, retreats and various memorial projects.
Website: Direct sign up address:
Verified: 7/2/2012

SOLES (Survivors Of Law Enforcement Suicide)

Online. Founded 1995. Provides emotional support to families of police officers who died by suicide. Information and referrals on national and local resources including support groups, conferences and grief workshops. Moderated e-mail discussion list and weekly online chat.
Website: (click on enter, click on S.O.L.E.S.)
Verified: 7/2/2012

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