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  • American Association Of Suicidology
    Official statistics show that more that 31,000 Americans kill themselves every year. The true figure is probably far higher. The American Association of Suicidology is dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide.

  • American Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) Institute
    Founded in 1983, this national nonprofit health care organization is dedicated to the prevention of sudden infant death and the promotion of infant health through a comprehensive program of research, clinical services, education and family support.

  • Befrienders Worldwide
    Befrienders centers work to reduce suicide worldwide with 31,000 volunteers in almost 40 countries. "We work to provide emotional support, and reduce suicide. We listen to people who are in distress. We don't judge them or tell them what to do - we listen."

  • Compassionate Friends, Inc.
    The aim of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive. It is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization.

  • Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation
    Continuing the work of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, who challenged the medical profession to change its view of dying patients, brought about great changes and advanced many important concepts such as living wills, home health care and helping patients to die with dignity and respect. Dr. Kübler-Ross was one of the Pioneers of Hospice in the US.

  • In The Light Urns
    A good source of Cremation Urns & Keepsakes for loved ones or pets.

  • The Light Beyond on Squidoo
    Our own grief and loss lens on Squidoo - a great place to find out more about the project and discover further resources to help you cope with bereavement.

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
    Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has improved the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work, thus enriching the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
    MADD is a non-profit grass roots organization with more than 400 entities nationwide. MADD is not a crusade against alcohol consumption - MADD's mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.

  • National Association Of People With AIDS
    Founded in 1983, the National Association of People with AIDS is a non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of all people living with HIV and AIDS in order to end the pandemic and the human suffering caused by HIV/AIDS.

  • National Hospice And Palliative Care Organization
    NHPCO’s vision is of a world where individuals and families facing serious illness, death and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer. Their mission is to lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life.

  • Parents Of Murdered Children
    This organization provides support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to create a world free of murder. POMC makes the difference through on-going emotional support, education, prevention, advocacy, and awareness.

  • Parents Without Partners
    Provides all single parents (whether widowed, divorced, separated or never married) and their children with an opportunity for enhancing personal growth by offering an environment for support, friendship and the exchange of parenting techniques.

  • Peter J Jackson information centre
    An Australian site run by the funeral director Peter Jackson. Extremely informative with many helpful resources and links.

  • is the most complete guide to information about Self Improvement, Personal Growth and Self Help on the Internet. It is designed to be an organized directory, with articles and references to thousands of other Web Sites on the World Wide Web.

  • Suicide: Read This First
    If you are here because you are feeling suicidal, please stop long enough to read this. It will only take about five minutes.



"The Light Beyond has the most beautiful short movie I've come across. The thoughtful words and outstanding images offer those of us who have lost a loved one a sense not just that someone understands but also of hope and optimism for the future." M.R.

"Bereavement For Beginners is a really valuable resource for music, readings and giving a eulogy as well as dealing with the legal process. Importantly, it also encourages you to think about your own feelings." J.W.