Dissociative Amnesia Resources, Support and References

Dissociative Amnesia Support Groups

Support groups are important part of the therapeutic treatment and needed recovery for persons with dissociative amnesia. The following are organizations and online sites that offer support to individuals suffering from dissociative amnesia.

Daily Strength Amnesia Support Group

An online community that offers support to individuals with dissociative amnesia that provides instant answers to every predicaments and questions of their guests and members. It is also an online site designed to promote education about different forms of amnesia and its related conditions with chat features and an online journal to keep your progress posted.


This is a newsgroup of people who have dissociative disorders.

Yahoo Health Groups: Dissociative Disorders

This provides an online support group dedicated for persons with any diagnosed dissociative disorders such as dissociative fugue and dissociative amnesia.


This is a website for a community of survivors of extreme abuse such as ritualistic and sadistic sexual abuse, torture and mind control. They also offer survivorship trauma workshop.

The Lighthouse Sanctuary

This website provides a supportive and informative environment for survivors of abuse. They also provide helpful resources for the families of survivors while giving better understanding on the mental, physical and emotional trauma the survivor has gone through. Support is also provided through discussions in a non-judgmental and understanding environment.

Welcome to Barbados

This is a sanctuary website for individuals who survived sexual abuse such as all forms of rape, molestation, harassment and incest.

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Dissociative Amnesia Topics

Related Conditions

Depersonalization Disorder – automation, derealization, dissociation, out of body experience
Dissociative Identity Disorder – two distinct personalities, memory loss, depersonalization, depression
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Nightmares, Insomnia, Sexual Abuse, Irritation, Social Impairment, Problems with Memory and Concentration, Intrusive Memories, Hyper-Vigilance