Friday, July 13, 2007

Resources to Learn More about Suicide


Resource Key:
Red resources are for young children and those who take care of children who have lost someone to suicide.

Blue resources are especially for parents who have lost a child to suicide.

Green resources are especially for sibling survivors of suicide.

· Baugher, B. & Joran, J. (2001) After Suicide: Coping With Your Grief.

· Bloom, L. (1986) Mourning After Suicide.

· Bolton, I. (1991) My Son, My Son: A Guide to Healing After a Suicide in the Family

· Carlson, Trudy (1995). Suicide Survivors Handbook.

· Chilstrom, C. (1993) Andrew, You Died Too Soon: A Family Experience of Grieving and Living Again.

· Clark, S. (1995). After Suicide: Help for the Bereaved.

· Collins, J. (2003). Sanity and Grace: A Journey of Suicide, Survival and Strength.

· Donnelly, K. (2000). Recovering from the Loss of a Sibling.

· Dougy Center (2001) After a Suicide: A Workbook for Grieving Kids.

· Ellis, T. A. & Newman, C. F. (1996) Choosing to Live.

· Fine, C. (1999) No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One.

· Goldman, L. (1996) Breaking the Silence.

· Goldman, L. & Goldman, J. (1998) Bart Speaks Out: Breaking the Silence on Suicide (a workbook for young children to journal their feelings about the loss of a loved one to suicide)

· Hewett, John (1980). After Suicide.

· Jackson, J. (2004) A Handbook for Survivors of Suicide. American Association of Suicidology · Jamison, Kay Redfield (1999). Night Falls Fast.

· Joiner, Thomas (2005). Why People Die By Suicide.

· Kletter, J. (2001). Trying to Remember, Forced to Forget (My Father's Suicide)

· Linn-Gust, M. (2001). Do They Have Bad Days in Heaven?: Surviving the Suicide Loss of a Sibling

· McCracken, A. and Semel M. (1999) A Broken Heart Still Beats: After Your Child Dies.

· Mehren E. (1997). After the Darkest Hour the Sun Will Shine Again.

· Miller, S. (2000). An Empty Chair: Living in the Wake of a Sibling's Suicide.

· Murphy, J. (1999) Coping with Teen Suicide.

· Parkin, Rebecca (1995). Child Survivors of Suicide: A Guidebook for Those Who Care for Them.

· Quinnett, Paul G. (1987). Suicide: The Forever Decision - For Those Thinking About Suicide, and For Those Who Know, Love or Counsel Them.

· Rubel, B. (2000). But I Didn't Say Goodbye: For Parents and Professionals Helping Child Suicide Survivors.

· Scholz, B. (2002). Our Forever Angel: Surviving the Loss of a Loved One to Suicide.

· Stimming, M. & Stimming, M. (1999). Before Their Time: Adult Childrens' Experiences of Parental Suicide

· Williams, J. (1998). Cry of Pain: Understanding Suicide and Self-Harm.

· Wolfelt, A. (2000). Healing the Grieving Child's Heart - 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends and Caregivers.

· Wrobleski, Adina (1994). Suicide: Why? 85 Questions and Answers About Suicide.

· Wrobleski, Adina (1994). Suicide: Survivors - A Guide for Those Left Behind.


A. General Information

American Association of Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

National Mental Health Association

Office of Suicide Prevention for the State of Colorado

SPAN (Suicide Prevention Action Network)

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

B. For Youth and School

Communities Center for Disease Control: Youth Suicide Prevention Programs

The Jason Foundation

Safe Teen

The Second Wind Fund

Yellow Ribbon Foundation

C. For Colleges and Universities

Active Minds

The JED Foundation

The Truth About Suicide: Real Stories of Depression in College (a DVD)

D. For Workplaces and Adults

Mind Your Health in the Workplace

The National Institute of Mental Health's Real Men. Real Depression

National Partnership for Workplace Mental Health

ValueOptions Strategic Principles for Suicide Prevention

What Co-Workers Can Do to Prevent Suicide

E. For Survivors of Suicide

American Association of Suicidology Survivor Division

Fierce Goodbye: Living in the Shadow of Suicide

Heartbeat: Grief Support Following Suicide

National Survivors of Suicide Day (November)

Out of the Darkness Walks

Suicide Prevention Advocacy

Sibling Survivors

Surviving a Suicide Loss: A Financial Guide

Survivors of Suicide

Survivor Support Groups by State

F. For Training

On-Line Suicide Assessment and Intervention Training

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Training

G. For Screening Tools and Hotlines

National Depression Screening Day

National Hopeline Network

Screening for Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1 comment:

Vida said...

This is great info to know.