International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is an event in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared experience. This year, International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Saturday, November 19, 2022. survivorday.
In 1999, Senator Harry Reid, who lost his father to suicide, introduced a resolution to the United States Senate, leading to the creation of International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. Also known as Survivor Day, the day was designated by the United States Congress as a day on which those affected by suicide can join together for healing and support. It was determined that Survivor Day would always fall on the Saturday before American Thanksgiving, as the holidays are often a difficult time for suicide loss survivors.
Support for Families who have Lost a Loved One
If you are struggling with the loss of a loved one Wellness in the Woods offers a peer support group that you may find helpful.
Forever Family | A Place for Connection Through Community
Group peer support for families who have experienced the loss of a loved one. VPSN PLUS Every Tuesday Virtual zoom meeting 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Join one of three ways:
Zoom ID 439 275 1585
Visit www.mnwitw.org/vpsn for more info
CRISIS phone line:
Local Crisis Help 800 523-3333
Text: “MN” to 741741
Or call or text 988
In a life threatening situation or medical emergency, call your doctor or 911.
Just need to talk?
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