Resources

Grief Support Group

The Grief Support Group for Suvivors of Suicide Loss meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Peter White Public Library in the Dandelion Cottage Room (217 N Front Street, Marquette, MI  49855).  Please note this group is designed for adults.

Resource Library

The Marquette County Suicide Prevention Alliance has created a resource library that has a variety of materials for community members, schools and orgnizations to borrow.  The resource library materials will be housed at the Marquette County Health Department, 184 US 41 E, Negaunee.  Please contact Sarah Derwin at sderwin@mqtco.org or  (906) 315-2621 if you would like to make arraingments to meet in Ishpeming or Marquette for pick ups/drop offs of any materials.  The library will be open Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00.

Available titles to borrow are below. To find out more about the resource, click the title:

“How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying To Kill Me” by Susan Rose Blauner

“An Unquiet Mind:A Memoir of Moods and Madness” by Kay Redfield Jamison

“101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks & Other Outlaws” by Kate Bornstein

“Why People Die By Suicide” by Thomas Joiner

“Choosing To Live” by Thomas E. Ellis & Cory F. Newman

“Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide”  by Kay Redfield Jamison

“No Time To Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One” by Carla Fine

Helpful Links

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-National organization that puts on the “Out of the Darkness” walks.  Their website has useful information on resources as well as information on screening tools for universities and the workplace.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline-Provides free and confidential support to people in suicidal crisis 24 hours a day/7 days a week.  The Lifeline provides a specialized service to US Military Veterans.

 

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