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Health & Safety: Member Assistance Program

Hotlines and Useful Links

Domestic Violence Web Sites

  • Office on Violence against Women
    US Dept. of Justice office leading a national effort to combine federal laws with assistance to states to fight domestic violence against women.
    http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/

  • American Bar Association - Commission on Domestic Violence
    Directory from the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence includes links to shelters and support groups.
    www.abanet.org/domviol/home.html

  • Window Between Worlds
    Nonprofit organization promotes creative and artistic expression to help battered women and children. Examine galleries and merchandise.
    www.awbw.org

  • Domestic Violence Handbook
    Domestic violence resources and general information, including details of protection orders, from a Michigan group.
    www.domesticviolence.org

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Marriage Counseling Web Sites

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Suicide Web Sites and Information

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Twenty-four hour free hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Strictly confidential. Additional information about suicide prevention available at:
    http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

  • Veteran Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Twenty-four hour free hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Press 1 for a Veterans' Counselor. Strictly Confidential

  • If You Are Thinking About Suicide ... Read This First
    Essay on suicide and the arguments against it includes support, advice and points to ponder before taking the plunge.
    www.metanoia.org/suicide

  • Living With Suicide
    Survivors who have lost loved ones to suicide are invited to contribute their thoughts, join in discussion and read others' stories.
    www.pbs.org/weblab/living

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    Presents results of research into suicide and covers such issues as depression.
    www.afsp.org

  • American Association of Suicidology
    Peruse helpful information and resources from this nonprofit organization geared to help individuals with depression and discourage suicide.
    www.suicidology.org

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