Thursday, May 17, 2001

Sexual Violence and Suicide: Information and Prevention

Sexual Violence and Suicide: Information and Prevention

Jewish Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Incest, Sexual Assault

If you are having thoughts about suicide, call 1-800-SUICIDE-800 (784-2433). Your call will be connected to a certified crisis center nearest your location.


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Table of Contents

Jewish Resources


  1. Burying a Suicide - By Rabbi Shagra Simmons
  2. Rape victim slams society in suicide note - By Ruth Sinai
  3. Is There a Jewish "Right" to Commit Suicide? - Rabbi Clifford E. Librach
  4. Pain Relief and the Risk of Suicide:  A Jewish Perspective - Rabbi Aaron L. Mackler, Ph.D.
  5. Stopping a Suicide - By Sid Bernstein, Esq.
  6. Ex-Haredim in Israel shaken by spate of suicidesBy Yair Ettinger
  7. Israel launches first-ever national suicide-prevention council - By Ido Efrati

Secular Resources
  1. Suicide and Crisis Helplines around the World
  2. The National Hopeline Network 1-800-SUICIDE (in the USA)
  3. Teen Education and Crisis Hotline (TEACH)

Professional Resources
  1. Resources for Clinicians Who Have Lost Clients to Suicide
  2. American Association of Suicidology
  3. American Association for Suicide Prevention
  4. Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
  5. European Network for Suicidology
  6. Peer Support Training Institute
  7. Tears of a Cop

  1. Understanding and Helping the Suicidal Person
  2. Beyond Surviving:  Suggestions for Survivors
  3. Suicide Linked To Sexual Abuse
  4. Troubled teens - Multiple Suicide Attempters' Risk Profiles Different These adolescents face far higher health risks than do young single attempters.
  5. Abuse seen as cause of suicides
  6. A mother's story: Suicide after child sexual abuse


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