Search Google Groups (ASH) unmoderated newsgroup. Wide-ranging discussions. Good place to check out if you're feeling suicidal and want to talk with people who *really* understand (plus occasional trolls or lowlifes). Not for the faint-hearted.

alt.suicide.methods (ASM) unmoderated newsgroup. Similar viewpoint as ASH, more focused subject.

alt.suicide (AS) unmoderated newsgroup. Wider range of views than the previous newsgroups.

alt.depression (AD) unmoderated newsgroup. (several groups)


Balanced or neutral information

Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide: All Sides More light than heat. Lots of good links.

Pro choice/suicide

Compassion & Choices helps terminally-ill people "...who choose rational suicide after reaching the limits of benefit from medical therapy."

DIGNITAS Swiss assisted suicide group

Dignity in Dying "Our vision is to secure the right for everyone to be able to die with dignity at the end of their life."

ERGO - Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization Website of Hemlock Society Founder Derek Humphry

EXIT Formerly the Scottish Voluntary Euthanasia Society.

Exit International Founded by Dr Philip Nitschke (formerly the Voluntary Euthanasia Research Foundation)

Friends at the End is a society dedicated to promoting knowledge about end-of-life choices & dignified death.

World Right to Die Organizations Directory

Suicide prevention/intervention

American Association of Suicidology Includes local hotline phone numbers.

Centre for Suicide Prevention Suicide prevention, research, information on suicide and suicidal behaviour.

Crisis Intervention Prevention/intervention focus.

MEDLINEplus: Suicide US government (and government-approved) sites.

Mental Health Net Dedicated to educating the public about mental health, wellness, and family and relationship issues and concerns. Depression, Suicide, & Mental Health Links.

Suicide Loss FAQs Effect of suicide on friends/family.

Suicide Prevention Triangle Self-help and suicide prevention info.

Youth Suicide Prevention Programs A Resource Guide