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Survivors of Suicide Day Healing Conference

 


Survivors of Suicide Day Healing Conference

What:

Bemidji is among more than 300 cities participating in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s International Survivors of Suicide Day. The broadcasted program features a panel of individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide and mental health experts. The Day allows those who have are bereaved after a suicide loss to connect in their local community in a supportive and healing environment. Participants will get practical advice and guidance on how to cope with grief after suicide. Participants should bring a picture(s) of their loved one to make a memory scrapbook page. Local sponsors include the Beltrami Area Suicide Prevention Program, Heartbeat Support Group and the BSU Student Health & Counseling Center.

Please Announce- This healing conference will replace the monthly meeting of the Heartbeat Support Group. There will not be a support group meeting on Tuesday, November 13th.

When/Where:

Saturday, November 17, 2012

BSU American Indian Resource Center

1620 Birchmont Drive, Bemidji, MN 56601

8:30am Registration/Check In

9:00am-Noon Program and Activities

For information or to pre-register contact:

Stephanie Downey, Suicide Prevention Coordinator at 218-751-4332 or sdowney@evergreenyfs.org.

Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registering will help with planning.

 

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