Suicide Support Group Directory For Each State

ALABAMA

Decatur
Hospice of the Valley
240 Johnston St.
Decatur, AL 35601
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Brad Eades
256-350-5585
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2nd Thursday, 5:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last update 10/17/2012

Headland
Living Waters Counseling
2130 County Road 125
Headland, AL 36345
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Group
Contact Person: Sylvia Shepard
T: (334) 693-3380
F: (334) 693-3357
ginger@lwcounseling.net
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 1st Sunday, 2:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last update 10/17/2012

Huntsville
Crisis Services of North Alabama
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Matha Bosworth
(256) 716-1000
24/7 Help Line: (276) 216-1000
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 6:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call before attending first meetting.
*Last update 10/17/2012

ALASKA

Anchorage
Alaska Police and Fire Chaplain’s Ministries
2221 E. Northernlights Blvd., Ste. 137
Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Chaplain Bert McQueen
(907) 272-3100
www.apcm.org
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, 7:00 –  9:00PM
Leaship Type: P/P
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call prior to attending first meeting.
*Last updated 01/02/2013

ARIZONA

Glendale
Survivors of Suicide Group
4425 W. Olive Avenue
Suite 194
Glendale, AZ 85302
Contact : Jill McMahon
(480) 784-1514
www.lafronteraarizona.com
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month, 7:30 – 9:30 PM
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No. Donations are accepted.
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Kingman
Heartbeat
First Southern Baptist Mountain Church
3120 Hualapai Road
Kingman, AZ
Entrance on south side of building
Contact: Dan or Judy Hoppes
(928) 854.0113 or (928) 208-0129
jdhoppes@frontiernet.net
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 – 8:30PM, October-April
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Lake Havasu City
Heartbeat
Lake Havasu City Community Center
Room 152
100 Park Avenue
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Contact: Dan or Judy Hoppes
(928) 854-0113 or (928) 208-0129
jdhoppes@frontiernet.net
Meetings/Month: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:30PM, October-April
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Mesa
East Mesa Survivors of Suicide Group
Red Mountain Multigenerational Center
7550 E. Adobe St.
Mesa, AZ 85207-4702
Contact: Jill McMahon
(480) 784-1514
www.lafronteraarizona.com
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Facilitated by: Prof
Charge: No. Donations are accepted.
Newsletter: Yes
Counties Served: Maricopa
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Paradise Valley
Paradise Valley Hospital
3929 E. Bell Raod
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Contact: Jill McMahon
(480) 784-1514
www.lafronteraarizona.com
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Prescott
216 E. Gurley Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
Tri City SOS
Contact: Sherri Frances
(928) 443-8874
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings/Month: 2nd Saturday, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Charge: Donation
Newsletter: No
Please call first for phone interview
*Last updated 05/07/2013

Scottsdale
Prince of Peace Church
3641 N. 56th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Contact: Jill McMahon
(480) 784-1514
www.lafronteraarizona.com
Meetings/Month: 2 – 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Tempe
EMPACT – Suicide Prevention Center
1232 E. Broadway Road
Suite #120
Tempe, AZ 85282
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Jill McMahon
(480) 784-1514
www.lafronteraarizona.com
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 12 for adults
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call for specific times and dates. Meetings held in various locations around the Phoenix metro area. Donations are appreciated. One-on-one support and grief counseling services are also available.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

ARKANSAS

Little Rock
Central Arkansas SOS
PO Box 94793
North Little Rock, AR 72190
Group Name: Central Arkansas SOS
Contact Person: Sherry Ferguson
sherryferguson@sbcglobal.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – 2nd Thursday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Searcy
SOS – Survivors of Suicide
White County Medical Center South
1200 S.
Main Searcy, AR 72143
Contact: Dr. Robert E. Elliot Foundation
(501) 278-4357
drrelliottfdn@hotmail.com
www.elliotfoundation.com
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday, 7:00PM
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Springdale
Arkansas Crisis Center
614 East Emma Avenue, Suite 213
Springdale, AR 72764
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: ArkansasCrisis Center
(479) 756-1995
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Contact us for more info.
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012
CALIFORNIA

Bakersfield
Survivors of Suicide
PO Box 1000
Bakersfield, California
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Ellen Eggert Hallgren
(661) 868-1552
eeggert@co.kern.ca.us
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Tuesday every month
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Kern
Additional Information: Please call for time and location.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Chino Hills
Pomona Valley Healthy Center
2140 Grand Avenue, Suite 105
Chino Hills, CA 91709
Group Name: Hope After Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Patricia Harness-Overley, M.S.
(909) 393-2563
overlay@gte.net
Leadership Tupe: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2 – 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 7 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Davis
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services
1784 Picasso
Suite A
Davis, CA 95616
Group Name: Spring Group/ Fall Group
Contact Person: Diane Sommers
(530) 756-7542
spyc@sbcglobal.net
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 6-week group
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Encino
Bereavement Counseling Center
16255 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436
drrrmwhite@aol.com
(818) 906-8832
Contact for more information
*Last updated 03/05/2012

Fresno
Fresno Survivors of Suicide Loss
2585 E. Perrin
Suite 102
Fresno, CA 93720
Group Name: Fresno S.O.S.
Contact Person: Leann Gouveia, Executive Director
(559) 322-5877
leann@fresnosos.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Tuesday from 7-9 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Meetings held at the Hope Lutheran Church, 364 E. Barstow Ave.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Garden Grove
SOS/Survivors of Suicide
12141 Lewis Street
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Group Name: Crystal Cathedral
Contact Person: Jeri Livingstone
(714) 971-4032
jandktoo@socal.rr.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2 – 1st and 3rd Sundays at 1:30 pm
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Glendale
Glendale Adventist Medical Center
Chaplain’s Department
1509 Wilson Terrace
Glendale, CA 91206
Group Name: Mothers Surviving Suicide of a Child
Contact Person: Alice Parsons Zulli
(818) 409-8008
zulliap@ga.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Los Angeles
Suicide Prevention Center
DIDI Hirsch Community Mental Health Center
4 locations in Los Angeles County
Group Name: Survivors After Suicide
Contact Person: Rick Mogil
(310) 895-2326
24 hrs: (877) 727-4747
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 8 week series
Charge: Donations suggested
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Serves Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, West Los Angeles, South Bay, San Gabriel Valley and Montrose
*Last update 04/15/2013

Los Angeles
Survivors After Suicide
2001 S. Barrington Avenue, #202
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Group Name: Survivors After Suicide
Contact Person: Terry Jordan, LCSW
(310) 895-4848
tjordanlcsw@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: please contact for details
Charge: Yes, $40 per group
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Separate Groups for Parents Who Have Lost Their Gay Teens to Suicide
www.psychotherapyinla.com
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Los Angeles
Loss of a Child to Suicide
2001 S. Barrington Ave, #202
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Group Name: Loss of a Child to Suicide
Contact Person: Terry Jordan, LCSW
(301) 859-2241
tjordanlcsw@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 8 sessions
Charge: $40 per person, per group
Newsletter: No
*Last Updated 12/20/2012

Modesto
Survivors of Suicide
c/o Community Hospice, Inc.
601 McHenry Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Sherry Luecke
(209) 578-6378
sherry.luecke@hospiceheart.org
Meetings/Month: 8 week series
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Community Hospice, Inc. also offers TAG (TeenAge Grief) and HUG (Hanging Up Grief).
Please call above number before attending to register or for more information.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Napa
414 S. Jefferson Street
Napa, CA 94559
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact: Penni Cremen
(707) 258-9080 ext: 265
Leadership Type: Professional
Meetings/Month: Every Wednesday, 3:00 – 4:30PM (Call to confirm time)
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 04/29/2013
Orange County
2021 E. 4th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Group Name: Survivors After Suicide
Contact: Jacquelyn Rivera, LCSW, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
(714) 547-8562
Leadership Type: Peer and Professional
Meetings/Month: 8 Week groups, Individual and Family Counseling
Charge: Services Funded by Orange County Health Care Agency, Prevention and Intervention
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 04/15/2013

Palo Alto
Survivors of Suicide
457 Kingsley Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Contact: Sue Carter
(650) 321-5272
info@kara-grief.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Charge: No, but we do request donations
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Pleasanton/Livermore
P.O. Box 565
Sunol, CA 94586
Group Name: Tri-Valley Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Shirley Kaminsky, RN
(925) 872-5634
Cyndi Deal
(925) 828-2011
trivalleysos@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Sacramento
Friends for Survival, Inc.
P.O. Box 214463
Sacramento, CA 95821
Group Name: Friends for Survival Support Group
Contact Person: Marilyn Koenig
(916) 392-0664
(800) 646-7322
ffs@truevine.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Sacramento
The Effort-Suicide Prevention & Crisis Services
Contact for meeting location and time
Group Name: Surivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact: Liseanne Wick
(916) 368-3118
lwick@theeffort.org
Clinician Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

San Bernardino Mountain
Survivors of Suicide Loss
PO Box 1726
Blue Jay, CA 92317-1726
Contact: Sylvia A Vasquez/Jerry Nosanov
(909) 744-8001
(702) 336-7322
(949) 201-8981
runmot40@yahoo.com
Meeting place: Please call for location
Leadership: Peer
Meetings / month: 2nd Thursday
Charge : No
Newsletter: No
Serves: San Bernardino Mountain areas
*Last updated 12/20/2012

San Diego
Survivors of Suicide Loss – San Diego County
P.O. Box 3297
La Mesa, CA 91944-3297
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Loss
Contact Person: Bonnie Bear, Executive Director
(619) 482-0297 Support Line
info@soslsd.org
www.soslsd.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 10, 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Various meeting sites throughout the San Diego area. Teen Support group facilitated by professionals twice a month.
*Last updated 03/20/2013

San Francisco
Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention
3575 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118
Group Name: Self Help Grief Group – Goldman Institute on Aging
Contact Person: Patrick Arbore
(415) 750-4133
info@ioaging.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: Saturday drop-in, 8 week group, and monthly drop-in
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Donations are suggested
*Last updated 12/20/2012

San Francisco Suicide Prevention
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
P.O. Box 191350
San Francisco, CA 94119
Lilyana Gonzalez Hudson
lilyana@sfsuicide.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Contact for dates
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/02/2013

San Jose
Hospice of the Valley
4850 Union Avenue
San Jose, CA 95124
Group Name: Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact: Kristina Gatto, LMFT
Becky Gomes
(408) 559-5600
Pre-screening appointment required
Leadership Type: Licensed Professional
Meetings/Month: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00PM, Closed Group; Meets for 6 Weeks)
Charge: Sliding Scale Fee
*Last updated 01/31/2013

San Luis Obispo
Hospice of San Luis Obispo County, Inc.
1304 Pacific Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Group Name: Suicide Bereavement Group
Contact Person: Tony Huffaker
(805) 544-2266
hospiceslo@hospiceslo.org
Leadership Type: Counselor
Meetings/Month: Last Wednesday/month
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

San Rafael
Suicide Prevention and Community Counseling
P.O. Box 4369
San Rafael, CA 94913-4369
Group Name: Grief Counseling Program
Contact Person: Linda Allen
lallen@fsamarin.org
(415) 499-1193 (business line)
24 hr. Hotline
(415) 499-1195
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 8 week groups; twice a year
Charge: Yes
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Santa Barbara
Hospice of Santa Barbara, Inc.
2050 Alameda Padre Serra #100
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Gabriela Dodson
(805) 563-8820
info@hospiceofsantabarbara.com
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2 – 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 5:30-7 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Pre-registration is required.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Santa Barbara
Family Sevice Agency / 2-1-1 Program
123 W. Gutierrez St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Contact Person: Cynthia McNulty, LCSW
(805) 965-1001 ext. 245
211sbcounty@fsacares.org
Meetings: Saturdays 12:00-1:30pm
Leadership Type: Prof
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Santa Clara
Center for Living with Dying – Bill Wilson Center
3490 The Alameda
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact: Bill Wilson Center Intake Counselor
(408) 243-0222
bwcmail@bwcmail.org
Leadership Type: Professional
Meets Saturdays, 12:00PM – 1:30PM, 8 week ongoing groups with new members accepted every 4
Charge: Sliding Scale Fee
The Center also offers sliding scale individual psychotherapy for grief and loss
http://www.billwilsoncenter.org/services/all/living.html
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Santa Cruz
Suicide Prevention Service of the Central Coast
PO Box 1222
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
Group Name: WINGS
Contact Person: Alexis
(831) 459-9373
sps24hr@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Serves Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Sun City
First Baptist Church of Sun City
29029 Murrieta Road
Sun City, CA 92586
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Loss Riverside County
Contact Person:
Kathy North-Ackenback
(951) 679-2008
office@suncity.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Mondays from 7-8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: San Diego Group Newsletter
Additional Information: Serves Riverside County; It is mandatory to call before attending each meeting; Other programs also available, please call Kathy for more information.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Temecula
Rancho Community Church
31300 Rancho Community Way
Elementary Building – Room C102
Temecula, CA 92592
Group Name: Never the Same – Life after Suicide
Contact Person: Dennis & Pauline Johnson
(951) 695-7219
djjohnson.bbg@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings: Every Thursday, 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: This group starts on 1/24/2013 with an open house on 1/17/2013.  You may start the group at any time.
*Last updated 01/07/2013

Walnut Creek
Contra Costa Crisis Center
P.O. Box 3364
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Susan Moore
(800) 837-1818
susiem@crisis-center.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 4
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 12/20/2012

COLORADO

Boulder
Heartbeat
Meeting Place:
Calvary Bible Church
3245 Kalmia Avenue Boulder, CO 80301
(West side of building, follow signs to room 201)
Group Name: Heartbeat Boulder
Contact Person: Michel Fantozzi
(720) 244-9052
michelfantozzi@hotmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Boulder
Steve’s Circle ~ Sibling Heartbeat
Meeting Place:
Contact Michel Fantozzi
Group Name: Steve’s Circle ~ Sibling Heartbeat
Contact Person: Michel Fantozzi
(720) 244-9052
michelfantozzi@hotmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: as requested
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Colorado Springs
Heartbeat
2015 Devon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Group Name: Survivors After Suicide – Colorado Springs
Contact: Guy Bennet
(719) 337-6640
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Colorado Springs
Children Left Behind by Suicide
703 North Tejon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Contact: 719-573-7447
www.pikespeaksuicideprevention.org
Meetings: Weekley – Call to register
Leadership: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Denver
Parents Surviving Suicide Support Group of Metropolitan Denver
212 South Dexter Street
Denver, CO 80246
Group Name: Parents of Suicides
Contact Person: Vivian Epstein
(303) 322-7450
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Heartbeat – Survivors After Suicide/Glenwood Springs
Contact Person: Pam Szedelyi
601 Highlands Drive
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-1398
pamsz@sopris.net
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Meeting Location: First United Methodist Church (Bethel Chapel entrance)
824 Cooper Street
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Leadership Type: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Greeley
Heartbeat
1300 N. 17th Ave
Greeley, CO 80631
Contact Person: Patty Lloyd
(970) 313-1095
patty.lloyd@northrange.org
www.endsuicide.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: They offer Heartbeat for teens and adults, bereavement groups for children, teens and adults, and special groups in the immediate aftermath of a suicide.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Littleton
Survivors of Suicide
Abiding Hope Lutheran Church
6337 S. Robb Way
Littleton, CO 80122
Contact Name:
Charlotte Tankersley
(303) 408-4782
SWDenverSOS@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 7:00-9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 11/20/2012

Longmont
Longmont Suicide Survivors Support Group
910 Longs Peak Avenue
Longmont, CO 80501
Group Name: Suicide Survivor’s Support Group
Contact Person: Sherri McIntyre, Ph.D., LPC
(303) 532-7904
sherrimcintyre@comcast.net
Leadership Type: Prof.
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Wednesday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please contact prior to first meeting.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Pueblo
Pueblo Suicide Prevention Center, Inc.
1925 E. Orman, Suite G-25
Pueblo, CO 81004
Group Name: Heartbeat
Contact Person: Sheryl Prater
(719) 564-6642
sprater@pueblospc.org
www.pueblosuicideprevention.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: call for details
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Steamboat Springs
Heartbeat of Steamboat Springs
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact: Ronna Autrey
(970) 846-8182
info@steamboatrest.com
Leadership: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – call for date, time, and place as it varies.
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

CONNECTICUT

Darien
Center for Hope
590 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Amanda Romaniello
(203) 655-4693
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: Weekly
Charge: Yes
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Sliding scale
*Last updated10/17/2012

East Windsor
99 Main Street, Suite 1
East Windsor, CT 06088
Group Name: Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact: JoAnne Burnham, LCSW
(860) 670-4997
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings/Month: 1st Monday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Please contact for times
*Last updated 04/28/2013

South Windsor
The Anchor
Colonial Point Christian Church
855 Chapel Road
South Windsor, CT 06074
Group Name: The Anchor
Contact Person:
Nancy Cayward – Lead Facilitator
(860) 654-0045
theanchor@snet.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 4th Monday, 7:00 – 9:00PM, Jan-October
3rd Mondays, 7:00 – 9:00PM, Nov-Dec
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

New Haven
Surviving Suicide
The Mary Wade Home
77 Pine Street
New Haven, CT 06513
Group Name: Surviving Suicide
Contact Person: Barbara Melotto
(203) 865-4214
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month:  2nd Wednesday, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Seymour
Survivors of Suicide
111 Church Drive
Cheshire, CT 06410
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Debbie
(203) 877-5569
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – Call for details
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Wethersfield
Center for Inner Growth & Wholeness, Inc.
86 C Embassador Drive
Manchester, CT 06042
Group Name: Suicide Bereavement
Contact Person: JoAnn Mecca
(860) 647-1552
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st Monday of the Month, locations vary.
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

West Hartford
Safe Place
St James Episcopal Church (Parish Room)
1018 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06091
Group Name: Safe Place
Contact Person:
Cathy
(860) 589-9738
Paul
(860) 822-9297
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012
DELAWARE

Millsboro
Mental Health Association in Delaware
100 West 10th Street, Suite 600
Wilmington, DE 19801
Group Name: Millsboro Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Jennifer Seo
(302) 654-6833
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – 2nd Tuesday from 7:30-9 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information:  Please call for meeting location.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Newark
100 West 10th Street, Suite 600
Wilmington, DE 19801
Group Name: Wilmington Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Ally Gawel
(302) 654-6833
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Occasionall
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Wilmington
100 West 10th Street, Suite 600
Wilmington, DE 19801
Group Name: Wilmington Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Ally Gawel
(302) 654-6833
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday from 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Occasionall
*Last updated 10/17/2012
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The Wendt Center for Loss & Healing
Northwest Office:
4201 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20008

Southeast Office:
2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave
Suite 239
Washington, DC 20020

(202) 624-0010
Leadership Type: PROF
Meetings/Month: Every other Tuesday 6:30 – 8:00 pm at NW office only
Charge: YES
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Charge is $75/group. Pre-registration is required.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Howard University
Mental Health Clinic
530 College Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059
Group Name: Survivors Circle
Contact Person: Donna Barnes, PhD
(202) 806-7706
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1 – last Tuesday from 6 – 8pm
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
*Last updated 10/17/2012

FLORIDA

Boca Raton
Suicide Survivors Support Group
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
4400 N. Federal Hwy., Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Group Name: Suicide Survivors Support Group
Contact Person: Lorrie Simmons
(561) 392-7877
Lsimmons@afspflse.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2- 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 7:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes (if AFSP member)
Additional Information: Counties served – Palm Beach and Broward.
www.afsp.org
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Clermont
Off of Route 27, 2 miles south of Route 50
Clermont, FL 34711
Group Name: HALOS – Healing After A Loved One’s Suicide
Contact Person: Marie Dudek
(352) 978-6081
HALOSflorida@gmail.com
www.HALOSflorida.org
Meetings/Month: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No, but donations are welcome
Newsletter: No
Additional Info: Call for exact meeting address. Counties Served: In Lake County – about 30 miles west of Orlando — all are welcome.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Coral Springs
Coral Springs Medical Center
Cafeteria Conference Room
300 Coral Hills Drive
Coral Springs, FL  33065
Contact: Toni Richari or Caroline Avitabile
(954) 344-3000
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month, 7:30-9:30PM
Charge: No
Call (954) 384-0344 or visit www.fisponline.org before attending
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Daytona Beach
ASSURE
Central Baptist Church
142 Fairview Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Contact: Rita Repp, (Director)
(386) 756-3198
Mary Anne Trumbull
(386) 253-1207
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 6:30PM
Facilitated by: Peer/Professional
Charge: No
Counties Served: Volusia & Flagler Counties
www.floridasuicideprevention.org
*Last updated 04/08/2013

Fort Lauderdale
Broward General Medical Center
1600 South Andrews Avenue
West Wing Conference Room
Fort Lauterdale, FL
Group Name: Suicide Survivors Support Group (AFSP)
Contact Person: Lorie Simmons
(561) 392-7877
lsimmons@afspflse.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2 – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: To AFSP members
Counties Served: Broward and North Miami-Dade
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Fourt Lauderdale
Imperial Point Medical Center
6401 N Federal Highway
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Private Dining Room, next to Cafeteria
(954) 776-8500
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Facilitator: Howard Cohen
Charge: No
Call (954) 384-0344 or visit www.fisponline.org before attending
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Gainesville
Alachua County Crisis Center
218 SE 24th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Marshall Knudson, Ph.D.
(352) 264-6789
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Hollywood
Hollywood Culture & Community Center
1301 S. Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
Group Name: Suicide Survivor Support Group
Contact: Rene Barrett
Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention, Inc
(954) 257-4568
Meetings/Month: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 7 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Call (954) 384-0344 or visit www.fisponline.org before attending
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Jacksonville
Survivors of Suicide of Northeast Florida
Jacksonville, FL
(909) 868-5156
www.neflsurvivors.org
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Thursdays,
Please call for location and more information
*Last updated 02/26/2012

Jupiter
Suicide Grief Support Group
St Peter Catholic Church Parish Hall
1701 Indian Creek Parkway
Jupiter, FL 33458
St. Jude Room
Contact: Ida Gilliams
(941) 439-5900
ullalababy@aol.com, inquiry@afspflse.org
Meetings/Month: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Palm Beach and Martin
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Miami
Coconut Grove Bank Building
Suite 500
2701 S. Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33133
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of Each Month
Facilitator: Armando Perez (Bi-lingual)
Charge: No
Call (954) 384-0344 or visit www.fisponline.org before attending
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Sarasota
Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOS)
Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care
5955 Rand Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34238
Group Name: S.O.S.
Contact Person: Joe McCormick, MS, CT, CMHP
(941) 522-7576 or (855) 843-3935
jmccormick@tidewell.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Monday, 6:00 to 7:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Serves Manatee, Sarasota, Venice, Desoto and all surrounding counties.
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Sunrise
Florida Blue/BCBS of Florida
1970 Sawgrass Mills Circle
Sunrise, FL 33323
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Thursday of Each Month, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Facilitators: Aleesandra Kostelitz & Rachel Unger
Charge: No
For Siblings – If under 18 years old, must have written parental permission
Call (954) 384-0344 or visit www.fisponline.org before attending
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Tampa
The LIFE Center of the Suncoast, Inc.
6811 N. Central Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33604-5500
Phone:(813)237-3114       Fax:(866)457-5422
Meetings/Month: 1st Wednesdays of the month, 7:00 pm
E-mail: thelifecenter@tampabay.rr.com
www.lifecenteroftampa.com
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Weston
Cleveland Clinic
2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd.
Weston, FL 33331
Jagelman Conference Center Room 4
(954) 689-5000
Meetings/Month: 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Facilitators: Ben Bachus & Scott Leydig
Call (954) 384-0344 or visit www.fisponline.org before attending
*Last updated 10/17/2012

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GEORGIA

Athens
Survivors of Suicide
Nuci’s Space
396 Oconce Street
Athens, GA 30601
Contact Person: Will Kiser
(706) 227-1515
vermillion@earthlink.net
will@nuci.org
www.nuci.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Wednesday every month
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call before attending. Counties served: Athens/Clark and surrounding
*Last updated 01/02/2013

Atlanta
Bereavement/SOS Support Group
2999 Continental Colony Parkway SW,
Atlanta, GA 30331
Group Name: Bereavment/SOS Support Group
Contact Person: Doris Smith
(404) 349-9864
ds7703@bellsouth.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call at least 24 hours in advance.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Columbus
Pastoral Institute Community
2022 15th Ave.
Columbus, GA 31901
Group Name: SOS- Columbus
Contact Person: Margie Watson
(706) 649-6500 ext. 1251
MWatson@pilink.org
Leadership Type: Peer and Professional
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Thursday 6-7 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Serving counties of Columbus and those surrounding
Group is currently on hiatus, will restart when there is sufficient interest.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Newnan/Carrolton
Crossroads Church
2564 Sharpsburg-McCollum Rd. (SR 154)
Newnan, GA 30265
Group Name: SOS Support Group
Contact Person: Lynn and Nancy Bradley
(770) 251-6216
(770) 301-4890
lynnbradley170@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Monday at 7 – 9 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Serving counties of Coweta and surrounding.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

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HAWAII

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IDAHO

Boise
1602 Warm Springs Avenue
Emmett, ID 83712
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide – Boise
Contact: Kirby and Susan Orme and Wendi McCutchen
Contact Phone: 208-342-2139(Orme) and 208-353-6147(McCutchen)
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – 2nd Friday from 7-9 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Meets in Boise; please call for specific location.
*Last updated 10/23/2012

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ILLINOIS

Belleville
Peace Chapel,
10101 W. Main St.
Belleville, IL 62269
Group Name: Karla Smith Foundation
Contact Person: Tom Smith
(618) 628-3129
tom.smith@karlasmithfoundation.org
www.KarlaSmithFoundation.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2- 2nd and 4th Thursdays
Charge: No
Newsletter: Electronic newsletter of KSF
Additional Info: Formed a second survivor group in Maryville, IL. Call or email for more details or check the KSF website
*Last updated 01/02/2013

Chicago
Catholic Charities / LOSS Program
721 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Jessica Mead
(312) 655-7283
Deborah Major
(312) 655-7285
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 11
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Meetings held in different locations throughout Cook, Lake, Will and DuPage counties. Children/teen monthly groups also available.
www.catholiccharities.net/loss
*Last updated 01/02/2013

Northbrook
Willow House Survivors of Suicide Support Program
Serving families with children surviving the suicide of a loved one.
3330 Dundee Rd., Suite S1-S4
Northbrook, IL 60062
Group Name: Willow House
Contact Person: Suzanne Clarey
847-205-5666
suzanneclarey@willowhouse.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: Please call for information
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes (www.willowhouse.org)
Additional Information: Also provides 8-week support groups for adolescents and teens, monthly family support, and referral services.
*Last updated 01/02/2013

Oak Brook
The Compassionate Friends, Inc. (National Office)
P.O. Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696
Group Name: Compassionate Friends
Contact Person: Families can speak with anyone at the office
(877) 969-0010
www.compassionatefriends.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 (varies)
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: We Need Not Walk Alone, magazine available in print and no charge online.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

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INDIANA

Brownsburg
Brownsburg Public Library
450 S. Jefferson St.
Brownsburg, IN 46112
Group Name: Brownsburg Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Karynn Katz
brownsburgsos@att.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month:  2nd Monday of every month, 7:00 – 8:00PM
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Evansville
Mental Health America of Vanderburgh County
P.O. Box 3207
Evansville, IN 47731
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Vanderburgh County
Contact Person: Patty Jacobs (Peer Facilitator)
(812) 426-1787
Hanna Jines
(540) 446-6092
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2 – 1st & 3rd Monday, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: via email
Additional Information: Meeting location: Methodist Temple, 2109 Lincoln Ave (entrance of Kelsey St stairs, elevator to the left, 2nd floor, 3rd room on the right. In the event of a National Holiday falls on the 1st or 3rd Monday, we will meet at the same place and time the following day (Tuesday). Directions: Entrance on Kelsey St. Stairs on right 2nd floor, 3rd room on the right.
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Fort Wayne
We the Living
8820 Snowgoose Lane
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact: Jennifer Barnes
(260) 387-6934
Laurie Wilson
(260) 388-2767
www.wethelivingfw.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/18/2012

Indianapolis
Hope and Healing for Survivors of Suicide
St. Mark Catholic School (Media Center)
541 E. Edgewood Avenue
Indianapolis,  IN 46227
Contact: Judy Proctor
(317) 851-8344
Meetings/Month: 2nd Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Contact for more information
*Last updated 04/09/2013

Indianapolis
Chaplains’ Office
Community Hospital, North
7150 Clearvista Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Victims, (SOS)
Contact: Chaplain Gary Nunnaly, D.Min, LCSW
(317) 621-5988
Group Leadership: Colleen Lawson
Meetings/Month: 4th Tuesdays (except Nov. and Dec., 3rd Tuesday), 7:00 – 8:30PM
Location of Group:
Community Health Pavillion,
2040 Shadeland Ave.
Suite 250
Indianapolis, IN 46219
*Last updated 10/18/2012

South Bend Area
Survivors of Suicide Loss Group
6410 N. Main St. Bldg 9
Granger, IN 46530
Contact: (beginning Nov. 1st) Tracy Schneider
(574) 247-6047 ext. 120
tschneider@uhs-in.org
Meetings/Month: Last Tuesday of the Month, 6:30-8:00pm
www.sjcsuicideprevention.org
Leadership: Peer
*Last updated 10/17/2012

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IOWA

Des Moines
Polk County Crisis and Advocacy Services
River Place
2309 Euclid Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50310
Group Name: Coping After Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Kate Gilmore
(515) 286-2029
kate.gilmore@polkcountyiowa.gov
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2nd Thursday at 6:00 to 7:30 PM and last Saturday of the month at 9:00 to 10:30 AM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Iowa City
Suicide Survivor’s Support Group
1121 Gilbert Court
Iowa City, IA 52240
Group Name: Suicide Survivor’s Support Group
Contact Person: Keri Neblett
(319) 351-0140
kneblett@jccrisiscenter.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1 – 1st Thursday, from 7 to 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Iowa Quad Cities
MJL Foundation Suicide Grief Support
505 10th St.
DeWitt, IA
Group Name: Suicide Grief Support
Contact Person: Betsy Loehr
(563) 843-3655
there.is.hope@hotmail.com
www.mjlfoundation.org
Meetings/Month: 3rd Friday, from 6-7:30 PM
Serving Iowa Quad cities and the surrounding areas
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Knoxville
The Safe Place Suicide Support Group
Celebrate Church
1005 N Lincoln
Knoxville, IA 50138
Contact: Shelly
(641) 891-5912
rochelle@iowatelecom.net
Angie
(641) 344-5681
Please contact for more information.
*Last updated 03/08/2013

Mason City
United Way Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
600 First Street, NW, Suite 102
Mason City, IA 50401
Contact: Andrea Mujica
(641) 530-1478
programs@unitedwaynci.org
Meeting Place: United Way of North Central Iowa – Meeting Room
600 1st St. NW
Mason City, IA 50401
Meetings/Month: TBA – Quarterly Meetings
Meeting Place: St. John’s Episcopal Church
120 1st St NE
(East Entrance on Pennsylvania Ave)
Mason City, IA 50401
Meetings/Month: NAMI – Educational Programs – 4th Monday of each month (except June, July & August), 7:00pm
Leadership Type: Various Prof/Members
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Serves Kossuth, Winnebago, Hancock, Wright, Worth, Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Mitchell, Floyd, Butler and some coutnies in southern Minnesota.
*Last updated 10/18/2012

Sioux City
Broken Silence Suicide Support Group
c/o Christy Smith Funeral Homes
1801 Morningside Ave.
Sioux City, IA 51106
Group Name: Broken Silence Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Brenda Zahnley
(712) 276-7319
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 7 week group twice per year
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Storm Lake
1525 W. 5th Street
Suicide Grief Support Group
Group Name: Suicide Grief Support Group
Contact Person: Lindsay Westfall
Phone: (641) 203-1956
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2nd Monday 7PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/01/2012

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KANSAS

Lawrence
Headquarters Counseling Center
211 E. 8th
Suite C
Lawrence, KS 66044
Group Name: Healing After Suicide
Contact Person: Marcia Epstein, LMSW
(785) 841-2345
marcia@headquarterscounselingcenter.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: Every other Tuesday from 7-8:30 PM
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Serves Douglas County, KS and surrounding areas.
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Shawnee Mission
Life Dynamics Bldg.
9120 W. 75th St.
Shawnee Mission, KS 66294
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Bonnie and Michael Swade
(913) 681-3050
bonswade@everstkc.net
bonswade@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
*Last updated 10/17/2012

Wichita
RiverWalk Church of Christ
225 N Waco
Wichita, KS
Group Name: Good Grief of Kansas, Inc. – SOS
Contact Person: Donna Rhodes
316-612-0700
www.goodgriefofkansas.org
Meetings/Month: 8-week sessions; see website or call for current dates
Leadership Type: Peer
Charge: No – donations accepted
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Call to sign up prior to attending
*Last updated 10/23/2012

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KENTUCKY

Fort Thomas
Survivors of Suicide of Northern Kentucky
c/o Ken & Carol Himes
48 Edwards Court
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
Group Name: SOS of Northern Kentucky
Contact Person: Ken or Carol Himes
(859) 441-1958
spbears@fuse.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – 1st Tuesday, 7 PM
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Serves the Cincinnati area, including Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati and Eastern Indiana.
Meetings held at the Christ Church, United Church of Christ, 15 South Fort Thomas Avenue.
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Lexington
Hospice of the Blue Grass
Bluegrass Center for Grief
2409 Greatstone Point
Lexington, KY 40504
Group Name: Bluegrass Area SOS
Contact Person: Sharon Martin, Psy.D.
smartin@hospicebg.org
(859) 277-2700
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2 – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6 – 7:30 p.m
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Six-week supportive educational group meets four times per year. Call for the dates that this is offered.
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Lexington
University of Kentucky SOS Group
UK W.T. Young Library – Keeneland Room
401 Hilltop Avenue
Lexington, KY 40506
Contact: Rebecca Sanford
(859) 323-7484
rebecca.sanford@uky.edu
Leadership: Peer/Professional
Meeting/Month: 2nd Monday, 5:30 – 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Group is open to anyone in the Lexington community and surrounding areas.  Please call or email before attending first meeting.
*Last updated 01/09/2013

Louisville
Survivors of Suicide Southeast.
Southeast Christian Church
920 Blankenbaker Parkway, Room ED213
Louisville, KY  40220
Contact Person: Karen Mosgrove
(502) 494.4447
survivorsofsuicidesoutheast@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer/Lay Counselor
Meetings:  2nd Thursday monthly at 7:15 pm
Charge: No
Newsletter: no
Additionial Information: Counties served, Bullitt, Oldham, Henry and Southern Indiana
*Last updated 10/23/2012

Owensboro
Hospice Association of Owensboro
723 Harvard Dr.
Owensboro, KY 42301
Group Name: Owensboro Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Bob Robey
(270) 276-5531
bob.robey@gmail.com
Fran Evans
(270) 302-0717
franevans45@aol.com
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 1 – 2nd Thursday at 6:30 – 8:00PM
Meeting Place: St. Joseph & Paul Catholic Church Youth House
311 Bolivar St.
Owensboro, KY 42301
Charge: NO
Newsletter: YES
*Last updated 10/23/2012

LOUISIANA

Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, Inc.
4837 Revere Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Margo M. Abadie, Ph.D., LCSW, B.A.C.S.
(225) 924-1431 (Business Line)
Crisis line 24 hours: (225) 924-3900
mabadie@brcic.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: Weekly
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Please call the business line for an intake assessment.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Lafayette
St. Edmonds Church
4131 W. Congress
Lafayette, LA 70506
Group Name: Coping With a Loved Ones Suicide
Contact Person: Yvette Frazier
(337) 261-5578
ybfrazier@cox.net
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Lake Charles
HALOS (Healing After Loved Ones Suicide)
Crossroads Bookstore
601 W. Prien Lake Road
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Margie Castille or Sharon Istre
(337) 426-7860
(337) 884-6031
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 6:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 03/29/2013

Mandeville
Lakeview Regional Medical Hospital
95 E. Fairway Dr.
Covington, LA 70433
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Virginia Blanke
(985) 626-7012
vpblanke@bellsouth.net
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Thursday from 6:30 – 8 PM
Charge: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Metairie
Seasons Grief Center
654 Brockenbraugh Court
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 834-5957
seagrcnt@bellsouth.net
Meetings/Month: Contact
Cost: Donation
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Monroe
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
3706 Bon Aire Drive
Monroe, LA 71203
Group Name: Heartbeat Monroe After Suicide Support
Contact Person: Teddi McGehee
(318) 345-0785
teddi@heartbeatmonroe.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2nd Thursday, 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Info: All surrounding areas welcome.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

New Orleans
1040 Calhoun Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Margaret Redwine
(504) 895-5575
mredwine@vialink.org
Richard LaPratt
(504) 895-5575
rlapratt@vialink.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month:
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Call for information
*Last updated 12/20/2012

New Orleans
Suicide Survivor Support Group
406 Audubon Trace
New Orleans, LA 70121-1567
Group Name: Coping With Suicide
Contact Person: Roma Gibson-King
(504) 834-1354
romagib@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 12/20/2012

New Orleans
The Crisis Institute
1661 Canal Street, Suite 3118
New Orleans. LA 70112
Groups Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: G B Merrick
(504) 442-8355
gbmerrick1@aol.com
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2 – 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 7 to 9 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

MAINE

Belfast
Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County
P.O. Box 772
Belfast, ME 04915
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
(207) 930-2677
hospice@wcgh.org
Leadership Type: PEER
Meetings/Month: organized as needed
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Please call for specific dates.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Brunswick
CHAINS Hospice and Volunteers
45 Baribeau Drive
Brunswick, ME 04011
Group Name: Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact Person: Andy Sokoloff
(207) 721-1357
asokoloff@midcoasthealth.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Tuesday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Info: Please call for further information
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Fort Kent
Northern Maine Medial Center – Medical Library
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact Person: Ethel Jalber, RN
(207) 834-5790
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/07/2012

Portland
Maine Medical Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102
Group Name: Suicide Survivors Group
Contact Person: Sandra Horne, LCSW
(207) 662-7323
hornes@mmc.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Monday, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Rockland
Suicide Bereavement Support Group
(207) 593-9355
coastalfamilyhospice@penbayhealthcare.org
Please call for more information
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Waterville
Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area
304 Main Street
P.O. Box 200
Waterville, ME 04901
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Jan Osborn, Director of Bereavement Services
(207) 873-3615
hospiceinfo@hvwa.org
www.hvwa.org
Leadership Type: PEER
Meetings/Month: please call
Charge: NO
Newsletter: YES
*Last updated 12/20/2012

MARYLAND

Annapolis
The Life Center at the Hospice of the Chesapeake
445 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD 21401
Contact: Sarah Montgomery, LCSW-C, or
Susan Coale, LCSW-C
410-987-2129
smontgomery@hospicechesapeake.org
Charge: $10 donation
Meetings/Month: 1
Please call for details
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Baltimore
Church of the Redeemer
5603 North Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21210
Group Name: Baltimore Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Debra Mitchell
(410) 322-2000
mitchcon@comcast.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Peer Counselors: Ron Waltemeyer
rkwranger@aol.com
Hugh Holman
hugh@ecologycapital.net
(410) 804-9569
(410) 366-7310
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
www.redeemeronline.com/sos
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Baltimore
Rita Project Inc. (non-profit 501c3)
Open Art Studios for Survivors of Suicide
Location: American Visionary Art Museum
Jim Rouse Visionary Art Center
800 Key Highway
Contact Person: Julia Anderson
julia@ritaproject.org
To Register: info@ritaproject
Leadership Type: Certified art therapist
Weekly Sundays: 1-3 PM; Check schedule for exact dates
Charge: $10 donation for 2 hour studio
Newsletter: No
www.ritaproject.org
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Berlin
Jesse Klump Memorial Fund Survivor of Suicide Loss Group
Worcester County Health Dept.
9730 Healthway Dr.
Berlin, MD 21811
Contact: Kim A. Klump
(410) 629-0164
kak2522@yahoo.com
Meetings/Month: 3rd Wednesday of the Month, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Bethesda
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Support Group
10100 Old Georgetown Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Group Name: Yellow Ribbon Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Mary McCausland/ Debbie Scott
(301) 530-4761
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: please call
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Columbia
Howard County Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center
6700 Freetown Rd.
Columbia, MD 21044
Group Name: Howard County Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Tamara Van Newkirk
(410) 531-6677
tamara@grassrootscrisis.org
Leadership Type: Peer and Professional
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Thursday each month
Charge: No
Additional Info: Registration required.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Gaithersburg
Hospice Caring
707 Conservation Lane, Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Group Name: Coping with a Suicide Loss
Contact Person: Toby Rabbin
(301) 990-0854
tobyr@hospicecaring.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Mondays from 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Frederick
Frederick County Hotline
Please call for group meeting location
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Suzi Borg
(301) 663-0011
sborg@fcmha.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Monday, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Landover
Prince George’s County Survivors of Suicide Support Group: Circle of Love
230 Woodvale Lane
Mitchellville, MD 20721
Contact: William and Naomi Powell
(240) 460-1452
SuicideSupportGroup@gmail.com
Meeting Place: First Baptist Church of Highland Park
6801 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD 20785
Meeting/Month: 2nd Monday, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Facilitators: Peer
Counties Served: Prince George’s and surrounding areas
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Lutherville
SEASONS
1701 Allen Court
Bel Air, MD 21015-4923
Meetings held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
1609 Kurtz Avenue
Lutherville, MD 21093
Group Name: Suicide Bereavement
Contact Person: Linda Buck
(410) 683-0159
lindabuck@comcast.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Tuesday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Meetings in Lutherville, MD.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Rockville
JSSA (Jewish Social Service Agency)
6123 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
Group Name: JSSA Suicide Grief Support Group
Contact Person: Ellen Lebedow, LCSW-C
(301) 816-2708
elebedow@jssa.org
www.jssa.org
Meetings/Month: Twice Monthly; Monday evenings
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Pre-registration is required.
*Last updated 01/17/2013

Severna Park
SOS Support Group
Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church
611 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd.
Severna Park, MD 21146
Group Name: SOS Support Group
Contact Person: Nancy Lincoln-Reynolds
(410) 647-2550
nreynolds@woodschurch.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday from 7:30-9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: serves the greater Annapolis/Baltimore area.
*Last updated 12/20/2012
MASSACHUSETTS

Boston
After Suicide Program
41 Concord Square
Boston, MA 02118
Group Name: After Suicide Program
Contact Person: Dorothy Koerner, LICSW
c/o Dorothy Koener
1 Brookline Place, Suite 426
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 738-7668
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 12 week group
Charge: Yes
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/07/2012

Boston
Samaritans, Inc.
41 West St., 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Contact: Tham Samaratins
safeplace@samaritanshope.org
(617) 536-2460 x5237
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 7:00 – 8:30pm.
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/07/2012

Littleton
Survivors of Suicide
First Church Unitarian – Alliance Room
19 Foster St.
Littleton, MA 01460
Contact: Barbara Whitcomb
Nancy Sawyer
(978) 486-4928
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Monday/Month, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
*Last updated 01/24/2013

Pittsfield
The Brien Center Campus
344 Fenn Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Group Name: Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact Person: Peggy Morse
(413) 441-6316
peggyf@verizon.net
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday of each month
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call for details.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Quincy
The Samaritans
Quincy Medical Center
114 Whitwell Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Group Name: Quincy SafePlace
Contact Person: The Samaritans
(617) 536-2460 Ext: 5237
safeplace@samaritanshope.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Worchester
The Worcester SafePlace Group
The Bridge
4 Mann Street
Worcester, MA 01602
Contact: Tham Samaritans
safeplace@samaritanshope.org
(617) 536-2460 Ext: 5237
Meetings/Month:1st Tuesday, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

MICHIGAN

Ann Arbor
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Gift of Life Building
3861 Research Park Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Contact Person: Pat Flodin
(734) 646-1956
sosgroup1@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer/Prof
Meetings/Month: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Charge: donations requested
Newsletter: monthly email
Additional info: Please contact the facilitator to pre-register before attending the first time.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Benton Harbor
Touched by Suicide
Samaritan Center
1850 Colfax
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Group Name: Touched by Suicide
Contact Person: Lou Burdick
(269) 926-6199
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 1st Monday at 5 pm
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Birmingham
Those Touched by Suicide
St. Columban Catholic Church
1775 E. Melton Rd.
Birmingham, MI 48009
Group Name: Those Touched by Suicide
Contact Person: Melanie Marion
Thosetouchedby@aol.com
(248) 646-5224
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 4th Wednesday at 7:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Bloomfield Hills
Common Ground
1410 S. Telegraph
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide (SOS)
Contact Person: Amelia Lehto
(248) 451-2613
alehto@commongroundhelps.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Monday, 7:00 – 9:00PM; 3x yearly 8-week Closed Session; Kids & Teens Session (Call to register for Closed Session/Kids & Teens)
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 11/26/2012

Chesterfield Township
Macomb County Crisis Center
46360 Gratiot Avenue
Chesterfield Township, MI 48051
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Jean Larch
(586) 307-9100
jean.larch@mccmh.net
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Bi-yearly closed educational workshops also available.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Dearborn
Hope Lutheran Church
3640 Madison
Dearborn, MI 48124
Group Name: Grief After Suicide
Contact Person: Elaine Lamparski
(313) 561-1500
info@howe-peterson.com
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Hope Lutheran Church is east of Telegraph between Michigan and Vanborn.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Escanaba
Suicide Survivors Support Group
Central United Methodist Church
322 South Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829
Contact: Rosemary Hakes
(906) 789-3483
counselingescanaba@chartner.net
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday, 5:00 – 6:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: The group meets in the conference room.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Escanaba
Bay Collgege J. Heirman Center (off Danforth Road) – Room 961
Escanaba, MI 49829
Group Name: Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact: Rosemary Hakes
(906) 789-3483
counselingescanaba@charter.net
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings: 4th (not the last) Thursday, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additonal Information:  This group is for older adolescents and young adults.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Flint
Catholic Social Services
901 Chippewa Street
Flint, MI 48503
Group Name: SOS Support Group
Contact Person: David Knapp
(810) 232-9950
givehope@ccsgc.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: Call for schedule
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Grand Rapids
West Michigan Survivors of Suicide
Grand Rapids, MI
Group Name: Grand Rapids
Jim Sailors
(616) 957-3466
barbpatterson@ymail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Greenville
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
Greenville Community Church
6595 South Vining Road
Greenville, MI 48838
Contact: Connie (616) 824-5130
Greg (616) 894-0840
gregorsgirl@yahoo.com
Meetings/Month: Every Thursday from 7:00 – 8:00 PM
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Howell
Surviving After Suicide
St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital
Community Room 1-3
620 Byron Road
Howell, MI 48843
Group Name: Surviving After Suicide
Contact Person: Diane Heinlein
(517) 546-4126
dheinlein@cmhliv.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 – 9:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Ironwood
Survivors of Suicide
P.O. Box 117
Ironwood, MI 49938
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Pat Gallinagh
(906) 932-5718
Anne Tyson
(715) 587-1840
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Every other month or as scheduled.
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Kalamazoo
Gryphon Place
3245 South 8th Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Judy Whitehurst, LCSW
(616) 381-4357
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: Last Thursday of each month
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call before attending
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Saginaw
Saginaw Survivors of Suicide
Child and Family Services
2806 Davenport
Saginaw, MI 48602
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Barb Smith
(989) 781-5260
sosbarb@aol.com
www.facebook.com/saginawsurvivorsofsuicide
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Thursday, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Traverse City
1144 Boon Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact: Nancy Elmore, Program Coordinator
(231) 947-6453
goodgrief@mymichaelsplace.net
www.mymichaelsplace.net
www.facebook.com/mymichaelsplace
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings: Every Monday 6:00 -8:00PM, excluding school holidays
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional information: Support groups meet at Immaculate Conception School. Dinner is provided at no cost. Separate groups are available for children, teens and adults. Contact Nancy Elmore, program coordinator to meet & learn more about the program before attending first meeting.
*Last updated 12/07/2012
MINNESOTA

Bemidji
Evergreen Youth and Family Services Drop-In Center
610 Patriot Drive NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
Group Name: Heartbeat Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact: Stephanie Downey
(218) 308-8002
Mary LaCroix
(218) 556-6241
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday/Month, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/24/2013

Burnsville
Mary Mother of the Church
3333 Cliff Road
Burnsville, MN
Group Name: Support Group for those Who have lost Loved Ones by suicide
Contact Person: Toni Wetzel
(952) 890-0122
toniwetzel@earthlink.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Crookstown
Crookston Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc.
Community Room
603 Bruce Street
PO Box 603
Crookston, MN 56716
Group Name: A New Day Support Group for Survivors of Suicide Loss
Contact Person: Terri Heggie
(218) 280-6641
sdufault@nwmhc.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Duluth
St. Mary’s/Duluth Grief Support Center
407 East Third Street
Duluth, MN 55805
Group Name: Suicide Survivors Support Group
Contact Person: Jennifer Nelson
(218) 786-4402
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 7:30-9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Meets at St. Mary’s Medical Center, 3rd Floor Oncology Room.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Golden Valley
West Metro Suicide Survivors Grief Group
Calvary Lutheran Church
7520 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55427
Group Name: West Metro Suicide Survivors Grief Group
Contact Person: Bev Chipman
(763) 323-3178
beverlychipman@comcast.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Mankato
Immanuel-St. Joseph’s Hospital
325 Garden Boulevard
Mankato, MN 56001
Group Name: SOS Support Group
Contact Person: Marlene Buker
(507) 388-5313
(800) 527-2922
marbuker@charter.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Minneapolis
Suicide Survivors Grief Group
Lutheran Church of Christ the Redeemer
5440 Penn Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55419
Group Name: Suicide Survivors Grief Group
Contact Person: Vicki Bresson
(952) 300-2041
vbresson@comcast.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Richfield
Men’s Saturday Breakfast Group
Fred Babcock VFW #5555
6715 Lake Shore Drive
Richfield, MN 55423
Group Name: Men’s Saturday Breakfast Group
Contact Person: Larry Turner
(612) 922-5830
larryturner05@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Saturday, 8:30 AM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Rochester
Evangel United Methodist Church
2645 North Broadway, Rm 221
Rochester, MN 55906
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Karen Byer
(507) 288-5605
longvillestone@charter.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Thursday, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Spicer
Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church
6680 153rd Ave. NE
Spicer, MN 56288
(320) 796-5664
Group Name: Heartbeat
Contact: Kay
(320) 235-1539
Diane
(320) 894-0182
Janae
(320) 796-0168
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
*Last updated 12/20/2012

St. Paul
Bradshaw Grief Resource Center
www.bradshawfuneral.com
1078 Rice Street
Saint Paul, MN 55117
Ph: 651-222-8597
Fax 651-222-8432
Grief Counselor: Tony Del Percio
tony.delpercio@bradshawfuneral.com
1. SOS Group (Survivors of Suicide)
Bradshaw Funeral Home
4600 Greenhaven Drive
White Bear, MN 55127
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 7:00PM.
2. Open Grief Group (Discussion Group)
Bradshaw Funeral Home
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday, 5:30PM to 7:00PM.
3. Out to Lunch (Informal Grief Group):
Denny’s 27th & Lake St
Minneapolis
Meetings/Month: 1st Monday, 1:00PM.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

St. Paul
The Center for Grief, Loss, & Transition
1133 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
Group Name: Suicide Survivors’ Group
Contact Person: Jenny Wilson
(651) 641-0177
cg@griefloss.org
Leadership Type: Prof
cg@griefloss.org
Meetings/Month:
Charge: $75
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: This is a therapy group. Please call for an intake session prior to starting the group.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

St. Paul
Survivor Resources
367 Grove Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Group Name: Suicide Survivors Support Group
Contact Person: Margaret McAbee
(651) 266-5674
Leadership Type: Trained Peer
Meetings/Month: Every Monday 6:30 – 8:00PM
Charge: No
*Last updated 12/07/2012

St. Paul
Twin Cities Friends Meeting
1725 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
Group Name: Friends and Families of Suicide
Contact Person: Tracy Toner
(651) 587-8006
ffosmn@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

White Bear Lake
SOS – Survivors of Suicide
Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center
4600 Greenhaven Drive
White Bear Lake, MN 55127
Contact Person: Tony DelPercio
tony.delpercio@bradshawfuneral.com
(651) 407-8300
Leadership: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 7:00 PM
*Last updated 12/20/2012

MISSISSIPPI

Hattiesburg
Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention
Group Name: Suicide Survivor Support Group
Contact Person:
Mitzi Crawford Spears
(601) 261-9918
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2nd – 4th Tuesday, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call for meeting times and place.
*Last updated 11/01/2012

Madison (Jackson Metro Area)
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person:
Renee Sappington
(601) 956-4767
rensappi@aol.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st Monday, 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call for meeting times and place.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Oxford
The Oxford Healing Hearts Suicide Grief Support Group
St Andrews United Methodist Church
431 N. 16th Street
Oxford, MS 38655
Meetings/Month: 3rd Sunday, 2:00 – 3:30PM
Call (662) 701-7389 for more information.
*Last updated 02/05/2013

Southaven
The Southaven Healing Hearts Suicide Grief Support Group
M.R. Davis Public Library
8554 Northwest Drive
Southaven, MS 38671
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00PM
Call (901) 487-5998 for additional information.
*Last updated 02/05/2013

MISSOURI

Cape Giradeau
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
8 Terrapin Road
Cape Giradeau, MO 63701
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Deborah Oliver, RN, NCC, LPC
(573) 334-6508
ddnsoo@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 4 week group
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: 1:1 counseling available
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Independence
Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 East 39th Street
Independence, MO 64057
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Robin Minzes
(816) 516-3511
Minzes@sbcglobal.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/20/2012

St. Charles
Survivors of Suicide Support Group in St. Charles
c/o Life Crisis Services
2650 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Contact: Jenny Deutsch
(314) 647-3100
sos@providentstl.org
Crisis Line: (314) 647-4357
Meeting Place:
Baue Funeral Home’s Community Center
608 Jefferson Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00PM
Leadership Type: Peer/Prof.
Charge: No
Newsletter:No
*Last updated 01/02/2013

St. Louis
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Life Crisis Services
2650 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Contact: Jenny Deutsch
(314) 647-3100
sos@providentstl.org
Crisis Line: (314) 647-4357
Meeting Place:
Provident, Inc.
12755 Olive Road
Suite 115
Creve Coeur, MO 63147
Meetings/Month: Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Leadership: Peer/Prof.
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/02/2013

St. Louis
Helping Hands Circle
970 Executive Parkway
St. Louis, MO 63141
Contact: Robin Harris
636-236-6644
kaitlinharrisfoundation@hotmail.com
Cost: $80 for an 8-week session
Leadership Type: Prof.
*Last updated 12/20/2012

Raymore
Pathways Suicide Grief Support Group
1010 Remmington Street
Raymore, Missouri 64083
Contact: Barb Kuchta
(816) 318-4430
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 6:30 PM
*Last updated 12/07/2012
MONTANA

Bozeman
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital
915 Highland Blvd
Bozeman, MT 59715
Group Name: Suicide Loss/Saving Lives
Contact Person: Ken Mottram
(406) 570-8353
ken.mottram@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 7:00 PM
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Meetings take place in the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital Education Room
*Last updated 12/20/2012

NEBRASKA

Lincoln
Ray of Hope
My Savior’s Lutheran Church
40th and C Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Group Name: Ray of Hope
Contact Person: Gary and Jennifer Nelson
(402) 477-8610
Leadership Type: PEER
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Donations accepted.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Omaha
S.O.S. Omaha
6114 Franklin St.
Omaha, NE 68104 (Mailing address only)
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Fred Henninger
(402) 558-4616
Call for meeting address
Leadership Type: PEER
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Donations appreciated.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Omaha
POST (Parents of Suicides Together)
16326 Underwood Ave
Omaha, NE 68118
Contact Person: Laraine Peck
(402) 496-0309
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings per month – 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012
NEVADA

Elko
Please call for information
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide of Northeast Nevada
Mailing Address: 1239 Mountain View Drive
Elko, NV 89801
Contact Person: Lynette Vega
(775) 397-1911
soselko@frontiernet.net
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday, 6:00PM
Leadership Type: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/24/2013

Henderson
Surviving Suicide Loss
Contact: Linda Flatt
(702) 807-8133
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Info: Please contact for more information.
*Last updated 02/15/2013

Reno
Crisis Call Center
P.O. Box 8016
Reno, NV 89507
Group Name: Suicide Survivor Support Group
Contact Person: Janett Massolo
(775) 784-8085
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Weekly
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Please call for specific time and dates.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Keene
The Samaritans, Inc.
103 Roxbury Street, Suite 304
Keene, NH 03431
Group Name: Safe Place
Contact Person: Director
(603) 357-5510
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Call for dates
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
Additional Information: Please call for more information.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Lebanon
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03766
Group Name: Upper Valley SOS
(800) 639-6095
uvsos@valley.net
Leadership Type: PEER
Meetings/Month: 2 – 2nd and 4th Thursday from 4:30-6 PM
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
*Last updated 11/13/2012

NEW JERSEY

Brant Beach
St. Francis Community Center
Brant Beach, NJ
Group Name: Survivor Support Group
Contact Person: Jo and Roger Vennewald
(609) 361-7608
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 Thursday/Month, 7:30 PM
Contact for dates.
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Brick
Ocean Medical Center
425 Jack Martin Blvd
Brink, NJ 08724
Contact Person: Dave Thelen
(732) 833-1736
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Wednesday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Please register before attending.
*Last updated 01/07/2013

Camden Cty
Family & Friends of Suicides
Contact Person: Gail Dohrn
(856) 858-7044
Survivingsuicide@yahoo.com
Meetings/Month: 1- 2nd Tuesday
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Dumont
Vantage Health Center
2 Park Avenue
Dumont, NJ 07628
Group Name: Survivors After Suicide
Contact Person: Frank & Pat Bonanno
(845) 268-4130
Vantage Center
(201) 385-4400 x3020
Vicky Simpson
(201) 848-6080
Amy Kritzer
(973) 978-3957
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 7:15 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Holmdel
Bayshore Community Hospital
727 N Beers St (Conference Room A)
Holmdel, NJ 07733
Group Name: Survivors Support Group
Contact Person: Peggy Farrell
(732) 462-5267
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1 – 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Lakewood
Kimball Medical Center/Center for Healthy Living
198 Prospect St.
Lakewood, NJ 08701
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Jim Romer
(732) 886-4475
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1 – 3rd Tuesday 7 PM
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Madison
Grace Episcopal Church
4 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940
Group Name: SOS Support Group
Contact Person: Jack Klingert
(908) 605-0325
sosmadisonnj@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 04/08/2013

Pennington
United Methodist Church
60 S. Main St.
Pennington, NJ
Group Name: SOS Support Group
Contact Person: Daniel Casselberry, BA, MDiv
(609) 306-6403
dbcassel@comcast.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1–3rd Wednesday at 7:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes, quarterly
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Piscataway
University Behavioral Health Care
671 Hoes Lane, D 201
Piscataway, NJ
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Peggy Farrell
(732) 462-5267
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Serves central NJ.
*Last updated 11/13/2012
NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque
Survivors of Suicide
Call for meeting place
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Al & Linda Vigil
(505) 792-7461
www.sosabq.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 4
Charge: No
Newsletter:Yes
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Los Alamos
Survivors of Suicide
Small Business Center
190 Central Park Square, Conference Room
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Thursday, 6:00 – 7:30PM
Contact: (505) 695-5188
*Last updated 01/31/2013

Santa Fe
Santa Fe Survivors of Suicide
www.santafesurvivorsofsuicide.com
Unitarian Universalist of Santa Fe
Library Meeting Room
107 W. Barcelona Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:30PM
Contact: (505) 690-1698
*Last updated 02/07/2013

NEW YORK

Amsterdam
Group Name: SOLOS (Survivors of a Loved One’s Suicide)
Contact Person: Marianne Reid
mariannereid@hotmail.com
518-209-3569
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Info: Contact for meeting location
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Buffalo
Life Transitions Center, Inc.
150 Bennett Road
Buffalo, NY 14227-1480
Group Name: Suicide Bereavement Support Group
Contact Person: Jen Henry
(716) 836-6460
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday of every month
Charges: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Chester
First Presbyterian Church of Chester
94-96 Main Street
Chester, NY 10918
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Group, sponsored by the Patrick M. D’Aliso Foundation
Contact Person: Ann Marie D’Aliso
(845) 325-6448
www.patrickmdalisofoundation.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday/Month, 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Orange, Rockland, Dutchess and Ulster Counties
*Last updated 12/07/2012

Hartsdale
Westchester Jewish Community Services
141 North Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY 10530
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Group
Contact: John Tiebout, M.A.
(914) 844-6896
Meetings/Month: Bi-weekly on Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Facilitated by: Volunteer Professional
Charge: $5/session
Counties served: Westchester, Fairfield, Rockland, Putnam
*Last updated 01/17/2013

Ithaca
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service of Tompkins Co.
124 East Court Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Support Group Facilitator
(607) 272-1505
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 5:30PM – 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Katonah
Katonah Healing Arts Alliance
15 The Parkway
Katonah, New York, 10536
Group Name: Suicide Bereavement Support Group of Northern Westchester
Contact Person: Rebecca Walkley
(914) 361-5161
rebecca.walkley@gmail.com
sites.google.com/site/westchestergroups
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 7:00-8:30PM
Charge: Suggested donation $10.00
Additional Info: Drop-ins OK; Please RSVP for first time attending.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Massapequa Park
St. Rose of Lima
Rectory Building Basement
Massapequa Park, NY 11758
Group Name: A Place for Hope Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Ann Marie Maiorana, facilitator
(516) 868-1576
maresmyangel@aol.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – 4th Wednesday of every month
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Meetings held at Bayview Avenue & Merrick Road.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

New Hyde Park
Long Island Survivors of Suicide
181-34 Aberdeen Road
Jamaica, NY 11432
Contact Person: Bill or Beverly Feigelman
(718) 380-8205
feigelw@ncc.edu
Meeting Place: Temple Emanuel New Hyde Park
3315 Hillside Ave.
New Hyde Park, NY 11030
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Wednesday, 7:30-9:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
www.lisos.org
Serves Nassau and Queens Counties
*Last updated 11/13/2012

New York
Parents Who Lost Children to Suicide
611 Broadway, Suite 415
Contact: Marcia Gelman Resnick
Call (212) 842-1460 prior to attendance
Meetings/Month: 1 – 3rd Thursday at 6:30-8
Leadership Type: P/P
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012

New York
300 Mercer Street, Suite #B
New York, NY 10003
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Robert Gangi, Ph.D.
(212) 380-8059
www.GVSL.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 4
Charge: Sliding Scale Fee
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/26/2012

New York
The Samaritans of New York
Suicide Prevention Hotline
P.O. Box 1259
Madison Square Station
New York, NY 10159
Group Name: Safe Place
Safe Place Survivor Support Group Information Line
(212) 673-3041
www.samaritansnyc.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: 2 different locations – 1 meeting per month at each location
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Patchogue
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Hospice
105 W Main St.
Patchogue, NY 11772-3003
Group Name: Survivor Group
Contact Person: Juliana K. Taglich, CSWR
(631) 687-2960
Ask for on-call nurse after hours
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: Ongoing open group, Every Thursday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call for meeting time.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Plattsburgh
NAMI: Champlain Valley
14 Healey Ave, Suite D
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group Organization
Contact: Mary Anne Cox, LCSW
(518) 563-1141
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time: 1 – 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:45PM
Leadership Type: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call for meeting location.
*Last upated 11/13/2012

Syracuse
Hope for the Bereaved, Inc.
4500 Onondaga Blvd.
Syracuse, NY 13219
Group Name: Hope for the Bereaved
Contact Person: Therese Scoeneck
(315) 475-9675
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1, 1 on 1 Free Counseling if Needed
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Syracuse
The Healing Circle
Cathy’s Corner Cafe
731 James Street LL
Syracuse New York 13203
Meetings per month: Call for date and time
Contact: Cathy Comer 315-263-1660
or Jeff Lamb 315-480-5732
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Valley Cottage
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
Mental Health Association of Rockland County
MHA Rockland 140 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Contact: Lara Eisenberg or
Marcella Amorese
(845) 267-2172 x 465
amoresem@mharockland.org
Meetings/Month: 1st Wednesday, 6:30PM
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 03/29/2013

Woodbury
Hospice Care Network
Hope & Healing Bereavement Center
99 Sunnyside Blvd.
Woodbury, NY 11797
Suicide Loss Support Group
Meeting Schedule: Call for more information (516) 832-7100
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: Yes
Additional Info: Please call to register!
*Last updated 11/13/2012
NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte
St. Stephens United Methodist Church
6800 Sardis Road
Charlotte, NC 28270
Group Name: H.U.G.S. (Healing & Understanding from Grief of Suicide)
Contact Person: Alice McGinley
(704) 541-9011
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2 – 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month, 7 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please, call before attending. Serves Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. On-site family visits as needed.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Hillsborough
Duke Community Bereavement Services
Unicorn Bereavement Center
1001 Corporate Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Group Name: Lifeline
Contact Person: Linda E. Jordan
(919) 644-6869
jorda032@mc.duke.edu
www.dhcc.dukehealth.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: closed groups periodically
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: There is a $20 registration fee.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Iredell County
Group Name: S.O.S. “Survival Over Suicide”
Contact Person: Ron or Pam Puckett
(704) 592-4889
(704) 929-6190
survival_over_suicide@yahoo.com
www.survival-over-suicide.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: Stateswille – 4th Tuesday, 7 PM at Wachovia Bank, 211 E. Broad St., upstairs meeting room
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes, monthly through email or mail
Additional Information: Counties served: Iredell & surrounding. Will meet with individuals as needed.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Raleigh
Hospice of Wake County
250 Hospice Circle
Raleigh, NC 27607
Group Name: Triangle Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Larry Bernstein
(919) 828-0890
www.TriangleSOS.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 4 – Every Thursday at 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Wake Forrest
Wake Forest S.O.S.
Contact:
Carolyn Zahnow, (919) 368-6286
wakeforestsos@yahoo.com
Meeting Place: Wake Forest United Methodist Church
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time: 2nd Thursday / 6:30 p.m.
Facilitated by: Carolyn Zahnow
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Franklin & surrounding counties
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Wilmington
Touched by Suicide
1602-A N. Lumina Avenue
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Group Name: SOS Support Group
Contact Person: Johnnye O. Wyke
(910) 256-3802
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Meetings take place in Wilmington, NC and serve all surrounding counties.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Winston-Salem
101 Hospice Lane, Building 121
Group Name: Left Behind: A support group for family, friends and loved ones
Contact: Kelley Ryan, LCSW
(336) 768-3972
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Tuesday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Contact for more information
*Last updated 03/01/2013

NORTH DAKOTA

Fargo
FirstLink
P.O. Box 447
Fargo, ND 58107
Group Name: Suicide Survivors’ Support Group
Contact Person: Ashley Ladbury and Angie Woodbury
(701) 293-6462
Leadership Type: Professional
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: A library of suicide grief information is also available.  Please call in advance prior to attending your first meeting.  Time and location will be provided at that time.
*Last updated 11/26/2012

Fargo
Atonement Lutheran Church
4601 University Drive South
Adult Survivor of Suicide Loss Support Group
Contact: Mary J. Weiler
(701) 219-4110
Meetings/Month: 3rd Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 03/15/2013

OHIO

Akron
Survivors
340 S. Broadway
Akron, OH 44308
Group Name: Survivors
Contact Person: Barbara Medlock
(330) 434-1214 x106
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2 – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Info: Meetings are held at Portage Path Behavioral Health, 340 S. Broadway, Akron, OH 44308.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Canton
Crisis Intervention Center of Stark County, Inc.
2421 13th Street, N.W.
Canton, OH 44708
Group Name: Survivors
Contact Person: Carole Vesely, MA, LSW
(330) 452-6000
carolev@cicstark.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call for specific days and times.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Cincinnati
Survivors After Suicide
Mercy Franciscan Parish
80 Compton Road
Cincinnati, OH 45251
Group Name: SAS
Contact Person: Betty Scholle
(513) 385-6110
Bob Hasley
(513) 793-7385
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Serving the tri-state area (Ohio, Indiana & Kentucky).
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Cleveland
Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights
2860 Coventry Road
Room 103 (Use Back Parking Lot)
Cleveland, OH 44120
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Binnie Eiger
(216) 752.5698
b_eiger@yahoo.com
Meetings/Month: 4th Monday, 7-8:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Click here for schedule
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Cleveland Middleburg Heights
Group Name: Middleburg Heights SOS
Middleburg Heights Community Church
7165 Big Creek Parkway
Middleburg Hts, OH 44130
Contact Person: Maureen Nowak
(440) 237-1359
m3nowak@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/06/2012

Dayton
Suicide Prevention Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 1393
Dayton, OH 45401-1393
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Facilitator
(937) 229-7777
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Mondays, 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Delaware
HelpLine of Delaware & Morrow Co., Inc.
11 North Franklin St.
Delaware, OH 43015
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Max Lencel
(740) 369-3316
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call for specific date and time.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Tiffin
Mercy Tiffin Hospital
McMullen Conference Room 1
45 St. Lawrence Drive
Tiffin, OH 44883
Contact: Jynelle Rex or Monica Kovacs
(567) 230-6785
northcentralsos@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 03/20/2013

Lyndhurst
Lyndhurst Community Presbyterian Church
Montage Room – 2nd Floor
5312 Mayfield Road
Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Binnie Eiger
(216) 752.5698
b_eiger@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1 – Call for more information.
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Click here for schedule
*Last updated 01/02/2013

West Chester/Liberty Township/Butler County
Group Name: Companions on a Journey Grief Support, Inc./Survivors After Suicide
Contact: Sheila Munafo-Kanoza (513) 870-9108
Sheila@companionsonajourney.org
Meeting Place: St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish
5720 Hamilton-Mason Road
Hamilton, OH 45011
Meeting Day(s)/Meeting Time:
1st Tuesday of the month from 7-9 p.m. in the Hospitality Room
Facilitated by: Peer and Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: Season of Grief Newsletter
Counties Served: Butler, Warren, Hamilton Counties and open to anyone who has had a loved one die by suicide.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Willard
Mercy Williard Hospital, Schaffer Conference Room 1
1100 Neal Zick Road
Williard, Ohio 44890
Group Name: North Central Survivors of Suicide
Contact: Jynelle Rex or Monica Kovacs
(567) 230-6785
northcentralsos@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st and Monday, 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 03/20/2013

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa
Mental Health Association
1870 S. Boulder
Tulsa, OK 74119
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Mark Davis
(918) 585-1213
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2 – 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Pre-registration is not required.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

OREGON

Grants Pass
Bereavement Support Group fro Survivors of Suicide Loss
229B G Street (Gallery One)
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Contact: Claudia Marchini, PhD
(541) 659-1898
ccmarchini@gmail.com
Meetings: Last Friday of month, 6:00 – 7:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Donations appreciated to Gallery One
*Last updated 04/09/2013

Gresham
Suicide Bereavement Support
Gresham, OR
Group Name: Gresham
Contact Person: Virginia Bender
(503) 657-1181
(503) 200-0381
Website: www.sbsnw.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month:1st Thursday, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Please call first
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Milwaukie
Suicide Bereavement Support Group
Clackamas County NAMI Office
(near Providence Milwaukie Hospital)
10202 SE 32nd Avenue
Suite 501
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Contact: Andrea Campbell
(503) 744-4612
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Sunday, 2:00 – 4:00PM
Additional Information: visit www.sbsnw.org
*Last updated 02/04/2013

Portland
The Dougy Center (ages 3-19)
P.O. Box 86852
Portland, OR 97286
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Joan Schweizer Hoff
(503) 775-5683
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: Nn
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Child/Teen Support Group.
*Last updated 11/13/2012

Portland
2116 NE 18th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97212
Contact: Claire
(503) 236-8444
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Online – www.sbsnw.org
*Last updated 01/09/2013

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown
Family Answers
411 Walnut St.
Allentown, PA 18102
(610) 435-9651
Survivors of Suicide
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2 – The 1st and 3rd Monday; 7-8 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Altoona
Altoona Hospital Center for Mental Health Services
620 Howard Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601-4899
Group Name: Support for Those Who Lost a Loved One to Suicide
Contact Person: Patty Morine
pmarine@altoonaregional.org
(814) 889-2141
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 3rd Thursday, 7:00PM
Located at Access Center, Building C, 501 Howard Avenue
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Delaware County
Survivors of Suicide, Inc.
Main Line Health Center (Comm. Rm. A)
Sproul Road (PA Route 320)
Broomall, PA
Contact Person: Olga Thornton
(215) 545-2242
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Tuesday at 7:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/09/2012

Harrisburg
Polyclinic Hospital Simpson Board Room 2501
N 3rd St
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Contact Person: Kelly McEntee
717-728-6791
KJMcEnte@AOL.com
Leadership: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st Wednesday, 7:00 – 9:00PM
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Harrisburg
Unitarian Universalist Church of Harrisburg
1280 Clover Lane
Harrisburg, PA 17113
Contact Person: Kelly McEntee
717-728-6791
KJMcEnte@AOL.com
Meetings/Month:  3rd Thursday every month 7:00 – 9:00PM
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Langhorne
Frankford Hospital
Bucks County Campus
200 Oxford Valley Road
Langhorne, PA 19047
Group Name: SOS, Inc.
Contact Person: Patricia Lufkin
(215) 945-0661
lufkin26@aol.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month:  4th Tuesday 7:30 – 9:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Philadelphia-Northeast
Frankford Hospital
Torresdale Division
Philadelphia, PA 19114
Group Name: SOS, Inc.
Contact Person: Patricia Lufkin
(215) 945-0661
lufkin26@aol.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1 – 2nd Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 PM, Room 4
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Reading
Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance
1234 Penn Avenue and Wyomissing
Reading, PA 19607-1874
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Ed Schaeffer
www.grmah.org
(610) 775-3000
Leadership Type: Peer/Prof
Meetings/Month: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Scranton
The Advocacy Alliance – A Mental Health Association
823 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
Group Name: Support Group for Family and Friends Who Have Lost a Loved One to Suicide
Contact Person: Jen Dugan
Toll Free: 1-877-315-6855
(570) 207-0151
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 1 – 2nd Monday at 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Wilkes Barre
Catholic Social Services
33 E. Northampton St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
Group Name: Suicide Bereavement Support Group
Contact Person: Denise Rowinski
(570) 822-7118 ext. 307
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 1st & 3rd Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Williamsport
Williamsport Area Survivors of Suicide Loss
James V. Brown Library Lowry Room
E 4th St.
Williamsport, PA 17701
Contact Person: Joe Miller
(570) 323-0862
joesmiller@verizon.net
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Open, 3rd Thursday 6-7:30 PM
Charge: No
Additional Information: Serving counties of Lycoming, Union, Montour, and upper Northumberland
*Last updated 11/26/2012

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RHODE ISLAND

North Kingstown
Beacon Hospice
Post Road
North Kingstown, RI
Covering all of South County
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Christine Lachapelle-Miller
(401) 294-6204
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Call for upcoming groups and locations
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: We offer groups for adults, teens and children survivors of suicide.
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Providence
The Samaritans Of Rhode Island
P.O. Box 9086
Providence, RI 02940
Group Name: Safe Place/Samaritans
Meets at: First Unitarian Church Community Center
1 Benevolent Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 721-5220
(800) 365-4044 – RI Only
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: Each Tuesday, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Charge: NO
Newsletter: NO
www.samaritansri.org
*Last updated 11/27/2012

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SOUTH CAROLINA

Bluffton
102 Island West Drive
Bluffton, SC 29910
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Pat John
(843) 540-1841
patjohn@uscb.edu
Meeting Place: University of South Carolina Beaufort (Bluffton campus)
1 University Blvd, Room 238 Hargray Building
Bluffton, SC 29909
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Greenwood
Lowell Street UMC
300 Lowell Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
Group Name: Crossroads SOS
Contact Person: Cathy C. Smith
(864) 229-2704
crossroads_sos@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

North Charleston
211 Hotline
P.O. Box 63305
N. Charleston, SC 29419
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Charlotte Anderson
211 Hotline: (843) 747-3007
(843) 744-4357
211director@tuw.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

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SOUTH DAKOTA

Rapid City
First Congregational Church
1200 Clark Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Group Name: Black Hills Area Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Laura Boyd
(605) 721-7720
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesday from 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Sioux Falls
HELP!Line Center, Inc.
Non Profit Center
1000 N. West Avenue, Suite 310
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Group Name: Surviving After Suicide Education/Support Class
Contact Person: Sandy Parham
(605) 339-4357
sandy@helplinecenter.org
www.helplinecenter.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 9 consecutive Tuesday evenings, 3 times per year (January, April and September) from 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Counties Served: Minnehaha and surrounding areas
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
*Last updated 11/27/2012

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TENNESSEE

Chattanooga
Memorial Hospital
2525 DeSales Ave.
Private Dining Room
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Group Name: Suicide Survivors Support Group
Contact Person: Hylda Bevens
(423) 697-9432
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Columbia
Group name: Friends and Family Of Suicide – FFOS
Maury Regional Hospital
1224 Trotwood Avenue
Columbia, Tennessee
Contact: Karyl Beal
(931) 338-9289
arlynsmom@cs.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Charge: No
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 6:30 to 8:00 PM
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Franklin
Survivors of Suicide
Meetings/Month: Every Monday, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Please call (615) 244-7444 for more information
*Last updated 02/15/2013

Johnson City
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Boones Creek Christian Church
Exit 17 off I26
Entrance K Room 403
Johnson City, TN 37664
Contact Person: Linda Phipps Harold
(423) 361-2087
Alternate Contact: Dana Cea (Winter months contact Nov-Mar)
(336) 817-1525
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 4th Monday, 6:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Knoxville
Knoxville Suicide Grievers Support Group
5410 Homberg Drive
Suite 18
Contact: P.J. Alexander, LCSW, Ct
pj4031@tds.net
(865) 671-9631
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings/Month: 2nd Thursday, 7:00PM
Newsletter: No
Charge: No
Additional Information: Contact P.J. Alexander prior to group attendance
*Last updated 02/04/2013

Maryville
Blount Memorial Hospital Auditorium
907 Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Group Name: Blount County Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Barbara Lasater
(865) 984-4223
blaster@bmnet.com
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: 2nd Monday, 7:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Memphis
The Memphis Healing Hearts Suicide Grief Support Group
White Station Church of Christ
1106 Colonial Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Meetings/Month: 3rd Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Call (901) 743-4701 for additional information.
*Last updated 02/05/2013

Memphis
The GLBT Healing Hearts Suicide Grief Support Group
892 South Cooper Street
Memphis, TN 38104
Meetings/Month: 4th Thursday, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Call (901) 672-7887 for additional information.
*Last updated 02/05/2013

Nashville
Glendale United Methodist Church
900 Glendale Avenue
Nashville, TN 37204
Group Name: Faith-based Survivor of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Sue Foster, MA, LMFT
(615) 330-9919
Meetings/Month: Please contact for date and time.
Leadership Type: P/P
Charge: Materials
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 11/27/2012

Nashville
Survivors of Suicide
Meetings/Month: Every Tuesday, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Please call (615) 244-7444 for more information
*Last updated 02/15/2013

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TEXAS

Dallas
Highland Park United Methodist Church
3300 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75205
Group Name: Christian Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Dawn Anderson
(214) 418-2728
skycase@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 03/01/2013

Dallas (and surrounding counties)
2808 Siss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact: Jenyce Gush
(214) 824-7020 or
(214) 828-1000
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings/Month: 8 week closed groups, times and days vary
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Monthly followup meetings after completion of 8 week groups.
*Last updated 05/09/2013

Denton
2800 Pennsylvania Drive
Denton, TX 76205
Group Name: Touched by Suicide
Contact Person: Carol and Larry Walker
(940) 367-1313, (940) 367-1170
www.touchedbysuicide.org
Leadership type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st and Last Thursday, 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 02/26/2013

Flower Mound
Trinity Presbyterian Church
5500 Morris Road
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Group Name: Touched by Suicide
Contact: Blill Combest
touchedbysuicide_bc@yahoo.com
www.touchedbysuicide.org
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 7:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
There is a TBS4Teens meeting at same place and time.
*Last updated 02/26/2013

Fort Worth
Mental Health America of Greater Tarrant County
3136 W. 4th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Group Name: Survivors of suicide
Contact: Sharon Walker
slwalkerlcsw@sbcglobal.net
Leadership Type: Professional
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 02/26/2013

Lewisville
Touched by Suicide for Teens (13-17)
5500 Morriss Road
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Contact Person: Martha Giles
(972) 420-7270
tbs4teens@gmail.com
Meetings/Month: 1st Tuesday
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Info:  Must have parent/guardian attend first meeting.
*Last updated 12/06/2012

San Antonio
Survivors of Loved Ones’ Suicides
The Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health
8310 Ewing Halsell Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Group Name: S.O.L.O.S.
Contact Persons: Tony Mata
Angie Navarette
Gary Chavez
(210) 616-0885, ext. 313
solossanantonio@gmail.com
www.solossa.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: 2
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 12/07/2012

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UTAH

Salt Lake City
Caring Connections
University of Utah College of Nursing
10 South 2000 East Front
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5880
Group Name: Caring Connections
Contact Person: Kathie Supiano, MS, LCSW;
(801) 581-2322
Shawna Rees
(801) 585-9522
Leadership Type: PROF
Meetings/Month: 8 week groups, 3 times per year
Charge: Yes
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: $50 for 8 weeks
*Last updated 11/27/2012

VERMONT

South Burlington
Group Name: SOS Group
Contact Person: Myra Handy
(802) 951-5156
myra.handyvt@gmail.com
Liz Mahoney
(802) 446-3577
erusso@smct.edu
Meeting Place:
The Comfort Inn & Suites
5 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT
Meetings/Month: 1st Wednesday, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Facilitated by: Professional
Charge: No, but donations are gratefully accepted
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: All are welcome
Sponsored by: AFSP-Vermont
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Wallingford
Maple Leaf Clinic
167 North Main Street
Wallingford, VT
(802) 446-3577
mapleleafclinic@vermontel.net
Meetings/Month: 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00PM
*Last updated 01/04/2013

VIRGINIA

Annandale
Haven of Northern Virginia
4606 Ravensworth Rd.
Annandale, VA 22003
Group Name: SOS
Contact Person: Linda Torezan
(703) 941-7000
www.havenofnova.org
Leadership Type: PEER
Meetings/Month: Open Group: 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month; Closed Group: 6 week session meets Spring and Fall (call for details; registration required)
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Also provide one on one services for survivors.
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Charlottesville
Church of the Incarnation
767 Exton Court
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Group Name: Charlottesville/Albemarle Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Margie Howell
(434) 974-9314
MashRN@aol.com
Meetings/Month: 1 – 1st Thursday, 7 p.m.
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Counties Served: Albemarle and surrounding counties; call for directions
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Dumfries
ACTS Helpline
P.O. Box 74
Dumfries, VA 22026
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Victoria L. Graham
(703) 221-1144
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: Call for meeting schedule
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/04/203

Lynchburg
2316 Atherholt Road
Suite 206
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Vicki Sandifer
(434) 847-9055
www.mhacv.org
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: Please call for meeting dates and times
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Richmond
Monument Heights United Baptist Church
5716 Monument Ave.
Richmond, Va. 23226
Group Name: National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Virginia (NAMI-CVA)
Contact Person: Kathy Harkey & Margaret English
(804) 285-1749
kathynamicva@aol.com
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30PM
Leadership Type: Peer
Fee: No
*Last updated 01/04/2013

WASHINGTON

Burien
St. Francis of Assisi Church in the School Library
15226 21st Ave. S
Burien, WA 98166
Group Name: Burien Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Kathy Sterling
(206) 244-8729
support@auburnsos.com
www.auburnsos.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Serves King county.
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Edmonds
Swedish/Edmonds Hospital
21601 – 76th Ave. W.
Edmonds, WA 98026
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Contact Information: Kathleen Albin, M.A.
(425) 640-4404
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: closed 8-week groups held twice a year
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
Additional Information: Registration required. Participants need to be at least
six months out from the death.
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Kennewick
1408 Fowler Street
Richland, WA 99352
Group Name: Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Deborah Robbins MSW
(509) 783-6245
Leadership Type: Prof
Meetings/Month: Closed 12-week group held 3 times a year.
Charge: $10 a week or sliding fee.
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Olympia
Westwood Baptist Church, Room E-10
333 Kaiser Road
Olympia, WA 98502
Group Name: Olympia Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Janis Fesenmaier
(360) 866-2509
support@auburnsos.com
www.auburnsos.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 3rd Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Serves Thurston and Pierce counties.
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Port Angeles
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Group Name: Survivor Support Group
Contact Person: Julie Andrew
(360) 460-9902
julieanne2001us@yahoo.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: Meets 1 on 1 with individuals
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/04/2014

Spokane
Survivors of a Loved One’s Suicide Support Group
Hospice of Spokane
121 S. Arthur
Spokane, WA 99202
Group Name: Survivors of a Loved One’s Suicide Support Group
Contact Person: Sheryll Shepard
(509) 456-0438
sshepard@hospiceofspokane.org
Leadership Type: P/P
Meetings/Month: Every Tuesday, 5:30 to 6:30 PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/04/2012

Tacoma
Life Center in the library
1717 S. Union
Tacoma, WA 98405
Group Name: Tacoma Survivors of Suicide
Contact Person: Kathy Melsness
(253) 446-6500
support@auburnsos.com
www.auburnsos.com
Leadership Type: Peer
Meetings/Month: 1st and 3rd Mondays, 7:00 – 9:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: Yes
Additional Information: Serves Thurston and Pierce counties.
*Last updated 01/04/2013

WEST VIRGINIA

Charleston
5303 Washington Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Contact Person: Debbie Cardwell
(304) 389-8558
debbie@messagesforhope.com
Meetings/Month: 1st and 4th Tuesday 6:00 -7:30 PM
Charge: Donation accepted
Additional Info: Residential meetings, please call for address. Social Time 5:30pm
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Huntington
Highlawn Presbyterian Church
2814 Collis Avenue
Huntingon, WV 25702
Contact Person: Debbie Cardwell
(304) 389-8558
debbie@messagesforhope.com
Meetings/Month: 1st Thursday, 5:30 – 7:00PM
Charge: Donation accepted
Additional Info: Social Time at 10:30am
*Last updated 01/04/2013

WISCONSIN

Appleton
Survivors of Suicide Support Group
United Universalist Fellowship
2600 E. Phillip Lane
Appleton, WI 54915
Contact: Barb Bigalke
(920) 750-9091
Meetings/Month: 2nd Monday, 6:30 – 8:30PM
Charge: No
Additional Info: Open to all people over 18 who have been affected by loss due to suicide.
*Last updated 02/15/2013

Appleton
Youth Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2600 E. Phillip Lane
Appleton, WI 54915
Contact: Barb Bigalke
(920) 750-9091
Meetings/Month: 3rd Monday, 6:30 – 7:30PM
Charge: No
Additional Info: Open to all people age 10 – 18 who have been affected by a loss due to suicide.  Pre-registration is required.
*Last updated 02/15/2013

Burlington
ENTOUCH
6919 McHenry Avenue
Burlington, WI
Contact: Steve & Cathie DeQuaker
(262) 758-0886
entouch@riverwood.net
Meetings/Month: 4th Tuesday, 6:30PM
*Last updated 01/04/2013

Chilton
Healing After Suicide
Prevent Suicide Calumet County, a suicide prevention coalition
Contact: Janet S. McCord
(920) 904-3566
jsmccord12@marianuniversity.edu
Karen Klippel
(414) 248-6277
Patti Rodenkirch
(920) 960-9218
Metting Pace: Chilton Town Hall
County Hwy BB, near Hickory Hills Road
Chilton
Meetings/Month: Every 4th Wednesday, 5:00 to 6:30PM (except for major holidays)
Facilitated by: Peer
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 1/31/2013

WYOMING

Cheyenne
Hour of Grace, Sponsored by Grace for 2 Brothers Foundation
Cheyenne Hills Church
7505 US Hwy 30
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Contact: BJ Ayers
(307) 432-4049
gracefor2brothers@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Co-facilitated by survivor and Mental Health Professional
Meeting/Month: 1st Monday, 6:30-8:00pm
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 01/04/2014

Jackson
Survivors of Suicide Loss
970 Broadway, Suite 206 (Above UPS Store)
Jackson, WY 83001
Contact: Susan Juvelier
(307) 733-8535
susanjuvelierlpc@gmail.com
Starr Sonne
(307) 200-6388
peakcounselingservices@gmail.com
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings/Month: 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00PM
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
*Last updated 04/28/2013

Sheridan
Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition
23 N. Scott, Ste. 20
Sheridan, WY 82801
Group Name: Hope & Healing Support Group
Contact Person: Vanessa Hastings
(307) 763-3055
Leadership Type: Peer/Professional
Meetings/Month: 3rd Thursday, 5:30 – 6:30PM
Meeting Location: Contact for information
Charge: No
Newsletter: No
www.sheridansuicideprevention.com
*Last updated 02/04/2013

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