Recommended Resources
Suicide Prevention:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall St., 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 888/333-AFSP (toll-free)
212/363-3500
Fax: 212/363-6237
Web site:
www.afsp.org

Yellow Ribbon - International Suicide Prevention Program
MAIL: PO Box 644, Westminster, CO 80036-0644
SITE: Orchard Court School, Adams County S D 50
Phone:  303.429.3530   Fax 303.426.4496
www.yellowribbon.org

SA / VE (Suicide Awareness / Voices of Education)
PO. Box 24507
Minneapolis, MN 55424-0507
Phone: 612/946-7998
Web site:
www.save.org

SPAN (Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network)
5034 Odin’s Way
Marietta, GA 30068
Phone: 888/649-1366 (toll-free)
Fax: 770/642-1419
Web site:
www.spanusa.org

Advocacy:

The Office of the Child Advocate - State of Connecticut
18-20 Trinity Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Telephone:
(860) 566-2106 (V/TTY)
Toll Free Number:
800-994-0939
Fax Number:
(860) 566-2251
http://
www.ct.gov/oca/site/default.asp

Organizations:

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
3615 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016-3007
Phone: 202/966-7300
Fax: 202/966-2891
Web site:
www.aacap.org

American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 408
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202/237-2280
Fax: 202/237-2282
Web site:
www.suicidology.org

Support Groups

Survivors of Loved Ones Suicides
SOLOS, Inc.
PO. Box 592
Dumfries, VA.  22026-0592
http://
www.solos.org/

The Compassionate Friends, Inc.
P. O. Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL  60522-3696
Toll-free: 877-969-0010
PH: 630-990-0010
FAX: 630-990-0246
http://
www.compassionatefriends.org/

Books that may help:

Jamison, Kay Redfield. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide. Knopf, 1999.

Steel, Danielle. His Bright Light: The Story of Nick Traina. Delacorte Press, 1998.

Wrobleski, Adina. Suicide: Why? Afterwords, 1995


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