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Resources for Suicide Loss, Prevention and Postvention

Compassionate Friends - provides mutual support for parents who have experienced the death of a child (by any means). Their website offers information about grieving, local chapters/support groups and other links. 1(877) 969-0010

Victims Inc. - provides individuals who are specially trained to assist survivors of a sudden and traumatic death. They are sometimes able to provide immediate in-home support (especially in the Rochester/Seacoast area) to families dealing with the suicide of a loved one.  They also sponsor a weekend overnight grief camp for children ages 6-15 in Rochester called Camp Purple Parachute. (603) 335-7777

Concord Regional Visiting Nurses Association provide grief support and education groups for adults who have had a recent loss. The groups are free, but are limited to 12 participants and require pre-registration. See their flyer for more information.

NAMI NH ~ Information and Referral services (800) 242-6264 or (603) 225-5359.

How to Talk to Childen and Youth about a Suicide Attempt in Your Family
The US Department of Veteran Affairs has developed a series of fact sheets on how to talk to children and youth in different age groups about a suicide attempt in your family. These facts sheets are available below.

Resources for a Suicide in the Workplace

A Manager's Guide to Suicide Postvention in the Workplace from the American Association of Suicidology and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.

Internet Support Groups for Suicide Loss

Griefnet ~ http://griefnet.org/support/sg2.html (offers adult and child support)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ~ Online support group listing

Internet Resources

Internet Support Groups for Suicide Loss


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