Air Force Medicine

Crisis Resources

Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 Press 1

If you or a servicemen you know is experiencing a crisis, use this confidential, toll-free crisis line to reach caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders. The Veterans Crisis Line can also be reached by text at 838255, or through online chat.

MTF Locator

The MTF Locator is a convenient tool that you can use to locate the Military Treatment Facility nearest to you by searching on a map, by zip code, or geographic region.

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Support Groups

American Association of Suicidology (AAS) - Directory of Support Groups

AAS is a membership organization for all those involved in suicide prevention and intervention, or touched by suicide. AAS is a leader in the advancement of scientific and programmatic efforts in suicide prevention through research, education and training, the development of standards and resources, and survivor support services.
http://www.suicidology.org/suicide-support-group-directory (Specific link to support groups)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) - Directory of Support Groups

Not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.
http://www.afsp.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.viewPage&page_id=FEE33687-BD31-F739-D66C210657168295

Friends and Families of Suicide

FFoS is an international group and community. They offer understanding, support, information, connections and hope to anyone whose life has been affected by the suicide of another person. FFOS is an all volunteer community, led by special members called moderators.
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/FFofSuicides/

Heartbeat: Grief Support Following Suicide

Peer support offering empathy, encouragement and direction following the suicide of a loved one.
http://heartbeatsurvivorsaftersuicide.org/index.shtml

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

Document listing links to support groups and other online resources.
http://www.sprc.org/sites/sprc.org/files/library/survresources.pdf

Survivors of Suicide Loss, Inc.

Survivors of Suicide Loss - San Diego County is part of an international network that has been established to foster new support groups and to provide information about grief-related services and referrals in North America.
http://www.sossd.org/index.htm