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Resources for the former Suicide Without Judgment Meetup

“Almost always in human experience, the urge toward suicide signals an edge of a new level of consciousness.  If you can kill the right thing — the old way of adaptation — and not injure yourself, a new energy-filled era will begin.”  ~ Robert A Johnson in “She — Understanding Feminine Psychology”

Here you will find clickable links (hover to view them) to resources mentioned by members of the former Suicide Without Judgment Meetup group. (Suicide Without Judgment was a Meetup that ran monthly in-person rap sessions for people who think about suicide from 2017 until 2019). It’s bare-bones on purpose — follow the links for more. (Hover over the individual listings and click for more)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Compassion and Choices: 1-800-247-7421
California Youth Crisis Line: 1-800-843-5200

CrisisTextLine: Text TWT to 741471 or @CrisisTextLine

Tools for Self Care
How Death, Trauma, and Disasters Effect Mental Health (Tips to Cope)
Everything is Awful and I’m Not OK Questions to Ask Before Giving Up
A Clever Musical Tool to Help You Cope with Trauma and PTSD
Overwhelmed? Dial Back Your Crazy with this 5-Step Plan
The Mood Cure: The 4-Step Program to Take Charge of Your Emotions Today
Three Powerful Self-Care Modalities

Mental Health Education for Teenagers (don’t be put off b/c it looks like an advertisement – the info links are great)
VA Webinar re Suicide and Peer Support based on Interpersonal Theory of Suicide
San Diego County resources, including a crisis line phone number and live chat
Alcohol and suicidal thoughts
Col Bart P Billings, Ret: Feeling the Sound Can Be Dangerous To Your Health – how high-intensity low-frequency sound is dangerous to your health (skip forward to page 24 for Dr Billings’ article)
For neuro-diverse people

The Ethics of Suicide
The Time Keeper
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
The Alchemist
Ten Things You’re Taught as an Emotionally Neglected Child That Aren’t True
Owning Your Own Shadow (Bill’s notes here)
VAD article: “Feeling the Sound Can Be Dangerous to Your Health” by Col Bart Billings, USN (Ret), shared here with permission from the author
Sometimes I Think About Suicide, by Stephen Elliott, from The Sun, November 2016


Tropical Sweets Classical Music Adventure
Rachmaninoff – Etude-tableau Op.39 No.2 in A minor (Bill’s “suicide music”)
Adam Pfeffer – Self Creep
Bill Protzmann plays Amazing Grace

Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru

Find Support
Suicide Prevention Allies Facebook Group

The Mendleton Foundation website Facebook
Veterans OutReach Facebook
Veteran peer support for PTS, MST, TBI, and suicide: Courage to Call
Invisible wounds: HeadStrong

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