Grief & Suicide

Compassionate Friends (Sponsor: Compassionate Friends)

Compassionate Friends is a nonprofit, self-help organization that offers friendship, understanding, and hope to families grieving the death of a child, grandchild, or sibling of any age, from any cause. This class meets on the first Thursday of each month, 6:00 pm • Room 222 & 224


Suicide Anonymous is a depression support group in Memphis open to anyone who struggles with suicidal thoughts, depression, and other mental health disorders. Members meet together to discuss their experiences, strength and hope. No registration or fees. For more info visit or

Sundays • 6:30 pm • Room 232

There are other excellent sources of support in our community, including:

Kemmons Wilson Family Center for Good Grief offers several grief support groups during the year led by qualified professionals, including groups for individuals and families, and groups for children and teens during the summer. For more information, call 901-861-5656.

Central Church in Collierville provides support groups for those who are grieving the loss of a significant person in their lives. For more information, contact pastoral counseling, 901-255-8115.

Local Healing Hearts Groups

For those grieving a death by suicide: The Southaven group meets on the first Tuesday of each month, at the M.R. Davis Public Library located at 8554 Northwest Dr. in Southaven, MS, from 6:30-8:00 pm. For more information call 662-832-5574 or email.

The Memphis group meets on the third Thursday of each month, at White Station Church of Christ at 1106 Colonial Road, Memphis, TN  38117, 6:30-8:00 pm. Call 901-208-6814 for additional information.

The Oxford group meets once per month, on the third Sunday of each month, at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 431 N. 16th Street, Oxford, MS 38655, 2:00-3:30 pm.  Call 662-701-7389 for additional information.