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Resources for SOS

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WifeLess:

--- Quote from: sphoc ---YWBB is an incredibly important resource for me, but I also found some other sources of assistance such as the AFSP to be very helpful for finding more local resources. What have you found helpful? Let's fill this thread with resources for those in similar circumstances.

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--- Quote from: gracelet ---In the UK, we have a charity called Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide which runs monthly support groups in several locations. I go to the London one sometimes. It's for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide but there a good few spouses.

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--- Quote from: sphoc ---Below are some additional links with resources that may be useful to you:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

American Association of Suicidology

Survivors of Suicide

Survivors of Suicide Loss (mostly California but with other resources listed)

Alliance of Hope

Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Support

Suicide Prevention Resources for Survivors of Suicide Loss

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--- Quote from: tweety76 --- If there are any fellow Finns, here are ours:

www.nuoretlesket.fi/yhteystiedot/

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--- Quote from: WifeLess ---sphoc,

Below are links to some info that might be helpful to new SOS (survivor of suicide) members.

From the AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention):

http://afsp.org/find-support/ive-lost-someone/

And from the AAS (American Association of Suicidology):

www.suicidology.org/Portals/14/docs/Survivors/Loss%20Survivors/SOS_handbook.pdf

--- WifeLess

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--- Quote from: lindal ---One of the best books I read was Griving a Suicide by Albert Hsu. The book is written from a Christian perspective (and quotes Scripture), so it might not be helpful if that isn't your background, but it helped me greatly with reconciling DH's death and my faith.

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