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Post Traumatic Growth in Suicide Exposed Military Veterans & Community Members
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Does Time Lead to Greater Growth? (Presentation)
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Posttraumatic Growth Among Sibling Survivors (Presentation)
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External Resources

UNC Charlotte Posttraumatic Growth
Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence Calhoun pioneered the concept and measurement of Posttraumatic Growth. Learn more about their important work.

Positive Psychology Center
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The Positive Psychology Center promotes research, training, education, and the dissemination of Positive Psychology.

Take the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory
Take a short survey at the American Psychological Association.

Pyschology Today Article from Stephen Joseph, Ph.D.
Read an article from Stephen Joseph Ph.D., author of What Doesn’t Kill Us

Professor Stephen Joseph’s Website
Read more about the fascinating work of Stephen Joseph, Ph.D. and posttraumatic growth on his website.

Additional Information

Whether you or a loved one has attempted suicide, you have come to the AAS web site looking for support and information. Listed below are pamphlets, links, and other resources to help you maneuver through this difficult time.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center