The Survivors of Violent Loss Program is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit corporation.
"The structure and process of the group enabled me to listen to the tragic stories without becoming completely engrossed and overwhelmed."
Charles Moreau, MD Survivors of Violent Loss Program, San Diego
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Welcome The Survivors of Violent Loss Resources is an online network for those who work with and live with violent death. The content provided on this site is an extension of the program in San Diego, California that was formed by Connie Saindon and many others in 1998. To reach the San Diego clinical services program call 619-685-0005. Download this slideshow overview to learn more about the program or view the Survivor Voices video to hear from program attendees. To learn more about training to bring similar services to your community call (619-685-0005). We hope you will find us a resource to help establish similar services in your community. You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To reach Connie Saindon email her at email@example.com.
The Mission of this site is to provide a lifeline of hope and healing and addresses the issue of traumatic grief among co-victims of homicide, suicide, drunk driving, and terrorist fatalities.
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Violent dying (from murder, suicide or drunk driving) accounts for nearly 10% of deaths in the U.S., and may be associated with a prolonged bereavement in family members and friends.