Grief & Suicide

Grief & Suicide

GRIEF CARE (Sponsor: Hope)

This support group class has helped hundreds of people at Hope who have lost loved ones. The class will offer both an understanding of what you are going through and how to get through one of life’s toughest challenges. PLEASE NOTE: This will be a five-week class beginning October 18, a week before the start of Wednesdays at Hope.

Compassionate Friends (Sponsor: Compassionate Friends)

Compassionate Friends is a non-profit, 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. 1st Thursday of each month, 7:00 pm • Room 222 & 224

SUICIDE ANONYMOUS (Sponsor: SA)

Open to anyone who struggles with suicidal thoughts. Discussion: Sundays, 6:30 PM • Room 226

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 p.m. 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 p. m. Call 901-743-4701 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 p.m.  Call 662-701-7389 for additional information.

Victims to Victory

A faith-based organization that provides services to crime victims, including victims of homicide. Support groups meet twice a week. Kitty Lawson, PhD, director, 901-274-6828.