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"Healing The Hurt Spirit"
by Catherine Greenleaf

Grief Healing
Information, comfort and support for anyone coping with or anticipating the loss of a loved one, whether that is a person or a cherished animal companion. Includes useful articles on various aspects of loss (including pet loss), recommended book lists, inspirational writings and poetry, and categorized links to dozens of other helpful resources. Hosted by Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, certified hospice bereavement counselor.
American Association of Suicidology
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Washington, DC 20015
Phone: (202) 237-2280

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
120 Wall Street
22nd Floor
New York, New York 10005
Phone: 888-333-AFSP

Grief Healing Discussion Groups
Safe, anonymous, online place where the bereaved can share their stories of loss and ask questions to learn more about the normal grieving process. Sponsored by Hospice of the Valley and moderated by professional hospice bereavement counselors.


On Suicide
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  • Alvarez, A. The Savage God. New York: Bantam Books, 1973

  • Bolton, Iris with Curtis Mitchell. My SonůMy SonůA Guide to Healing After Death, Loss, or Suicide. Atlanta: The Bolton Press, 1983

  • Fine, Carla. No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One. New York: Doubleday, 1997

  • Hewett, John H. After Suicide. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1980

  • Marcus, Eric. Why Suicide. New York: HarperSanFrancisco (HarperCollins Publishers), 1996

  • Redfield Jamison, Kay. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide. New York: Alex A. Knopf, 1999

  • Shneidman, Edwin S. The Suicidal Mind. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996

  • Smolin, Ann C.S.W. and John Guinan, PH.D. Healing After the Suicide of A Loved One. New York: Fireside (Simon & Schuster), 1993

  • Styron, William. Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness. New York: Vintage Books (Random House, Inc.), 1990