Resources on Pain and Suicide Prevention

Neurology Now:
doi: 10.1097/01.NNN.0000429074.57453.a1
Departments: Resource Central
In Brief

Where to go for more information on the topics discussed in this issue of Neurology Now and for a directory of patient advocacy organizations.

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WEBSITES

* American Association of Suicidology: suicidology.org

* American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: afsp.org

* American Academy of Neurology's patient page on chronic pain: http://bit.ly/12J2rLq

* Befrienders Worldwide: befrienders.org

* Kristin Brooks Hope Center: hopeline.com; 1-800-SUICIDE

* National Institute of Mental Health's resources for suicide prevention: nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention

* National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: suicidepreventionlifeline.org; 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

* Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE): save.org

* Suicide: Read this First: metanoia.org/suicide

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BOOKS

* Freedom from Pain: Discover Your Body's Power to Overcome Physical Pain by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. and Maggie Phillips, Ph.D. (Sounds True 2012)

* Why Suicide? Questions & Answers About Suicide, Suicide Prevention, and Coping with the Suicide of Someone You Know by Eric Marcus (Harper One, 2010)

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