How To Launch A Survivor Support Group

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WHAT IS A SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUP AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT?

  • A Survivor Support Group is a group of bereaved individuals who have survived a loss of family member or friend to suicide.
  • These groups provide help and support to those in need.
  • A Survivor support group is important because it helps to provide newly bereaved individuals with support and hope.

HOW DO YOU LAUNCH A SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUP?

  • Develop a Purpose Statement
  • Recruit and Train Volunteers
  • Select Meeting Locations
  • Develop Meeting Procedures
  • Evaluate

 

 

Communities can provide hope to people impacted by a suicide loss.

Suicide is a public health issue that deserves to be responded to in proportion to its impact.