Survivor Support Groups

Suicide Survivor Support Groups

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Livermore – Families & Friends Experiencing Loss Through Suicide, Betty Dimmick (925) 829-4236 -or- Shirley Kaminsky, RN, BSN (925) 846-3456 -or- Betty Lewis (925) 447-6087

Modesto – Community Hospice – Survivors of Suicide, Kyle Lingg 209.577.0615

Sacramento – Survivors of Suicide Loss Marilyn Koenig 916-392-0664 — Call for day & time

San Diego – SOS of San Diego 619-482-0297

Boulder – Heartbeat, Bill Gunn, 970.227.1450

Canon City – Heartbeat, Cheryl Priest 719-784-4661 -or- Jan Schoenholz 719-275-7232

Colo. Spgs. – Heartbeat , LaRita Archibald 719-596-2575

Denver – Parents Surviving Suicide, Vivian Epstein, 303-322-7450, 3rd Tues.7pm Bethany Lutheran Church

Durango – Heartbeat, Patricia Theis 970-247-0950 -or- Paul Merry 970-884-9843

East Central Colorado – Heartbeat, Emma Rose Pearce 719-692-3519

Erie – Heartbeat, Gary & Kathy Bean 303-828-3325 1st Tue. 7pm St. Scholastica Catholic Church Hall

Fort Collins – Survivors Supporting Survivors, 970-635-9301 2nd Wednesday 6:30pm Hospice of Larimer County 7604 Colland Dr.

Fort Collins – Survivors of Suicide Grief Support Group, 970-663-3500

Grand Junction – Heartbeat, Margy Palo 970-243-2467, Shirley Kalmbach 970-243-5162

Greeley – Heartbeat, Patty Lloyd 970-313-1089, 3rd Tue. 7pm 1260 H street, Greeley, CO 80631

Littleton – Southwest Metro Denver Survivors of Suicide, Charlotte Tankersley, Surviving After Suicide and Teens Overcoming Grief After Suicide — 720-745-9252,

Longmont – Suicide Survivor Support Group, Sherri McIntyre, 720.304.0460 Wednesdays 5:30-7pm at Longmont

United Hospital. 1950 Mountain View Ave. in Gauguin Room

Montrose – Heartbeat, Glenda Fletchall 970-249-2979, Shelly Green 970-240-3348

Pueblo – Heartbeat, Elaine Newton 719-564-4344

Altamonte Springs – Left Behind After Suicide Grief Support Groups (LBAS), 407-682-0808, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays (excluding holidays) 6:30-8pm at Hospice of the Comforter Boardroom 595 Montgomery Road. Daytona – ASSURE Survivors of Suicide Group, 386-252-5785

Davenport HALOS (Healing After a Loved One’s Suicide) 2nd Wednesday 7:00pm – 8:30pm at I-4 and Route 27 (exit #55) Please contact Marie Dudek 863.424.4810 for more information

Kissimmee – HALOS – Healing After a Loved One’s Suicide, Marie Dudek, 863.424.4810 2nd Wed. 6:30p – 8pm, Hart Memorial Central Library, 211 E. Dakin Ave., 2nd Floor – Roseada Room

Gainesville – Suicide Survivor Support Group, Marcia Brant 352-264-6789 1st & 3rd Wed. Alachua County Crisis Center, 218 SE 24th St.

Orlando HALOS (Healing After a Loved One’s Suicide) 12nd & 4th Thursdays 7pm Faith Assembly Church (East Orlando) 2008 N. Goldenrod Rd. David Zampella 407.947.8683

Orlando Winter Park HALOS (Healing After a Loved One’s Suicide) 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 6:30-8:00p. St. John Lutheran, 1600

S. Orlando Avenue, Winter Park FL 32789, downstairs lounge. Diana Bjorkman Wade, Ph.D.
321-663-4703 /

Orlando Southwest – Left Behind After Suicide Grief Support Groups (LBAS) 1st & 3rd Thurs. 6:30pm St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Building C, Classroom 201-203 (407) 876.4991

Osceola County – Left Behind After Suicide Grief Support Groups (LBAS) 1st & 3rd Mondays 6:30-8pm at St. Luke and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Conference Room (407) 892.3227

St. Cloud HALOS (Healing After a Loved One’s Suicide) 1st Wednesday 7:00pm – 8:30pm at St. Luke and St. Peter Episcopal Church, 2745 Canoe Creek Rd. Marie Dudek 863.424.4810

Dixon– Suicide Survivors Support Group, Kim Brabender, 815-438-2345, First and Third Wednesday, 7pm, at the Hospice of the Rock River Valley, 264 IL Rt. 2, Dixon.

Freeport – Survivors Road2healing, Lynne Hofmaster, 815.297.00375 or 815.238.0141, 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 7pm, Park Hills Evangelical Free Church, 2525 W Stephenson St. Freeport (No Charge) (Peer facilitated by Lynne and Daniel Hofmaster)

Wood River – C.O.H.E.A.R.T.S. (The Commitment of Healing Emotions and Recovery thru Support) Chris Martin 618-251-4073 – Every Tues.7pm @ Behavioral Health Alternatives, Inc. 337 E. Ferguson Ave.

Shawnee Mission – Survivors of Suicide-a healing journey, Bonnie or Michael Swade 913.681.3050, 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 6:30-8:00pm at Life Dynamics Building (by Shawnee Mission Medical Center), 9120 W 75th Ave, Shawnee Mission

Gibson – Family and Friends of Suicide Victims, Nellie Dupre,, 1st Thursday, 6:30pm, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (meeting room) Hwy 182 (old hwy 90)

Lafayette – Coping With a Loved One’s Suicide Support Group, Yvette Frazier, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30pm, St. Edmond Church, 4131 West Congress, Free-interdenominational

Ann Arbor – Suicide Survivor Support Group University of MI Depression Center Rachel Upjohn building,3rd Wed. 7pm 4250 Plymouth Rd. Susan Wonnacott 734.764.0250 Group A: Adults, Group B: Adolescents and College-Age,

Chesterfield Township – SOS Jean Larch 586.307.9100 1st Wednesday, 3rd Thursday 7pm

Grand Rapids – Grand Rapids West Michigan Survivors of Suicide Ethel Bucek 616.971.1000 1st & 2nd Thursday 7-9pm at Park Congregational Church, 10E. Park Place NE, Ransom Street entrance

Kalamazoo – Survivor of Suicide Support Group, 269.381.4357 Judy Whitehurst, Last Thursday, 7p – 9p

Muskegon – Muskegon West Michigan Survivors of Suicide, Bryan Grover 231.766.0064 1st & 3rd Tue. 7pm Calvin Christian Reformed Church, 973 W. Norton Ave. Muskegon 231.737.5207

Saginaw – Saginaw SOS Barb Smith 989.781.5260

Virginia – Suicide Loss Support Group Nancy or Dale Dougherty (218) 753-4501 2nd Mon. – 7pm

Independence – Survivors of Suicide Support Group, Contact: Robin Minzes 816.373.8479 1st Tuesday 7pm Room B, Independence Regional Hospital 1509 W. Truman Rd.

Omaha – SOS Omaha Fred Henninger 402.558.4616

Elko – SOS – Survivors of Suicide of Northeastern Nevada, Jan Bassier. 1st Monday – (no time given), Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital, 775.934.6670 (days)

Las Vegas – Survivors of Suicide, Linda Flatt. 1st & 3rd Tuesdays – 6:30 – 8pm, Central Christian Church, 1000 Marks St., Room 214 Church 702-735-4004

Trenton – SOLAS, Sharing Our Loss After Suicide, 2nd Monday – St. Francis Medical Center

Binghamton – Those Left Behind, Linda Humphrey, R.N.C., 607.762.2887 1st and 3rd Tuesday – 6:30pm Family Ties Room at Binghamton Gen. Hosp

Chester – First Presbyterian Church of Chester, 94-96 Main St. 2nd Tuesday – 7p

Newark – Survivors of Suicide Support Group, Last Tuesday each month First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Main St. Newark

Port Clinton – Suicide Survivor Support Group, Sunday Wolf, 419.734.5952 2nd. Wed. 7pm The Oak House, 333 Buckeye Blvd. Port Clinton


Coos Bay – Suicide Survivors Support Group, Steve Krajcir 541.269.2986 2nd Monday, 6pm – 7:30pm 1610 Thompson Rd. South Coast Hospice

Livermore – Families & Friends Experiencing Loss Through Suicide, Betty Dimmick (925) 829-4236 -or- Shirley Kaminsky, RN, BSN (925) 846-3456 -or- Betty Lewis (925) 447-6087

Modesto – Community Hospice – Survivors of Suicide, Kyle Lingg 209.577.0615

Sioux Falls – SOS support group and LOSS group, 605-334-6646

Sioux Falls – Friends & Families of Suicides Support Group of SD, Brenda Reeves, 605.335.4938 1st & 3rd Sat. 2pm & 1st Thur. 7pm Wesley United Methodist Church, 1700 E 6th St.

Abilene – The Ones Left Behind, 915-893-5015

San Antonio – S.O.L.O.S. -Survivors of Loved Ones Suicides, 616-695-9136 1st & 3rd Wed. 7:30pm

Arlington – Crisis Link Support Group, 703-516-6771 Mary

Auburn – Auburn Survivors of Suicide, 253.921.7829 Pam. 4th Tue. 7pm Auburn Fire Station, 1101 D. St.

Milwaukee – Survivors Helping Survivors Marcia Williams 414.649.6230 or Mental Health Ass’n 414.276.3122 2nd Tuesday, 7-9pm, St. Luke’s Med. Center, Health Sciences Bldg #1, Lower level, 2901 W. Kinnickinnic River Pkway

Milwaukee – Survivors Helping Survivors Joan Jaobsen 414.545.8786 or Mental Health Ass’n 414.276.3122 1st Thursday, 7-9pm, King of Kings Lutheran Church, 9524 W. Good Hope Rd.

Invernessshire – Survivors of Bereavement to Suicide, Margaret 01397 241 3337 3rd Wed. 7:30pm Kilmallie Hall, Corpach, Fort William Nat’l Helpline: 0870 241 3337 9am – 9pm