-Suicide Memorial Wall
-Suicide Reference Library
-Suicide Discussion Board
-Murder Victims Memorial Wall
We also have:
Daily chats in the POS chatroom for members, lead by Chat Chief Lloyd
Carson and the Chat Team.
A monthly list of the names of all we remember at the bottom of every
message that goes through the group.
Calendar reminders of the names of each person to remember sent out via
Annual Retreats in Pavo, Georgia, and smaller meetings at other places.
The Butterfly Net – A newsletter published twice a month. Edited by
Marcy Carter and the BFN Team.
The Most Beautiful International Suicide Memorial Quilt in the World,
created by Marge Cline and Bunkie Rivkin. It’s 30 feet long and includes
120 photo squares.
An annual Holiday Candlelight Memorial Program in December.
Finally, and most important, we have e-mail support for all members,
just a mouse-click away. 24 and 7, we can reach out to each other, or
read and find a connection.
Love and peace,
Karyl, Mother of Arlyn
POS and FFOS started out as simple e-mail support groups to meet the
needs of a few people who were desperate to connect with others who knew
how they felt. POS began on October 9, 1998, and FFOS began on September
During the years, the groups have grown into thriving Internet
communities. POS has over 400 members; FFOS has over 200. They come from
live all over the United States, and also in Canada, England, Ireland,
Scotland, China, Germany, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Belgium,
POS’s mission is to offer friendship, support, information and hope to
parents whose sons or daughters died by suicide. FFOS’s mission was the
same, except for anyone else whose life has been affected by suicide.
The POS – FFOS Internet community works because we have so many people
who have volunteered to help throughout the years. We will not attempt
to name them all here, but we will list a few of the things our members
We have six websites in our POS – FFOS community. They were all created
and are maintained by Elaine Davison, our Website Administrator, and a
team of committed volunteers.
The sites are:
-Parents of Suicides Memorial Website
-Friends & Families of Suicides Memorial
Parents of Suicide
Friends and Families of