SUICIDE: Resources for Professionals – Alliance of Hope This international nonprofit provides support and information about the aftermath of suicide. Check this page to meet a variety of needs for your family and share it with the mental health professionals in your life.
CHILDREN: The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families | Portland, OR This is an excellent resource for helping the children in your family.
MENTAL ILLNESS: Home | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness Information and real-time support for those with mental illnesses and the people who love them.
EVERYTHING: HelpGuide.org Created by parents who lost a young adult daughter to suicide, in collaboration with Harvard University, this is one of the top ten mental health resources in the world. From stress management to specifics about mental illness and much, much more.
Writing Types and Tips
Memoir: a record of events based on personal experience
Essay: a short literary composition on a particular subject or theme
Article: a short work for media outlets
Expository: a style of writing used to explain things, often found in textbooks
Self-Help: a category of books written to provide advice on a particular topic to others
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My name is Jan McDaniel.