Suicide Survivors Group

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Every 40 seconds someone in the world dies by suicide…
…Every 41 seconds someone is left to make sense of it.

Have you lost a loved one to suicide?

The Suicide Survivors Group will provide participants with a safe place to explore and share their emotions related to the loss of their loved one.

We will cover six different topics ranging from coping with negative emotions, identifying supports and understanding common responses to suicide.

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Session 1: Introductions to group members. Understand the overall purpose of the group. Introduction to mindfulness. Group discussion and support.

Session 2: Identify supportive, caring people in your life; discussion about how to be comfortable seeking support. Group discussion and support.

Session 3: Education and exploration about suicide and common grief responses. Group discussion and support.

Session 4: Exploration of the feeling of guilt and regret that accompany grief over the loss of a loved one to suicide. Group discussion and support.

Session 5: Education and exploration about trauma and how grief after suicide often includes a trauma reaction. Group discussion and support.

Session 6: Remembering our lost loved one. Education about safe coping skills and the experience of hope. Discussion of overall experience of and response to group.

 

The next group will start soon. If you are interested in participation, please call Rim Family Services personnel at (909) 336-1800.