Bereaved by Suicide Support Group

The loss of someone through suicide can have a huge ripple effect.
This support group endeavors to meet the needs of individuals by providing
emotional support to those affected by such a loss.

Why a support group?

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A support group can provide reassurance that people are not alone in their experience in a safe and respectful environment.

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It provides an opportunity for people bereaved by suicide to get support along with others who may have had a similar experience.

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To enhance understanding of the nature of grief and find ways of coming to terms with the loss of a loved one.

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To help people maintain personal wellbeing.

The group meets fortnightly the year round on Tuesday evenings at the ACROSS office.
This support group is facilitated by a trained Counsellor and is a confidential programme.
Enquiries from anyone wanting to know more about the group, and/or wishing to attend
can be made to Rose at ACROSS (06) 356 7486 or email rallan@across.org.nz.

ACROSS is working with Families and Communities to offer care and support services