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Support Groups

Local Community Resources

Al-Anon/Alateen
888-425-2666 (Number to find meetings)
300 W. Frederick St, Staunton, VA (Emmanuel Episcopal Church)                                                                                              Groups for individuals or families struggling with the effects of a loved one’s addiction.

Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah- Community Bereavement Services
Renee Beverlin, (540-332-4937 or 540-932-4937) or RB8360920@augustahealth.com
https://www.augustahealth.com/hospice

Loneliness Support Group of Augusta County
To provide safe, low stress social encounters to people who feel lonely or depressed in Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro.

(920) 205-3100
Contact David A. Rylak at wscrst@gmail.com for more information

Survivor of Suicide Loss In-Person Community Grief Support Group
For any adult grieving the loss of a loved one resulting from suicide, 4th Wednesday of each month, 3:30-4:30 p.m., ACC1, Augusta Health Community Care Building. Group is open to the public. No cost. No registration is required. Info: (540) 332-4937 or rsensabaugh@augustahealth.com

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National Resources

Grant Halliburton Foundation
Grant Halliburton Foundation works to strengthen the network of mental health resources for children, teens, and young adults; promote better mental health; and prevent suicide
https://www.granthalliburton.org/

JED Foundation
JED is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. We’re partnering with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention programs and systems. We’re equipping teens and young adults with the skills and knowledge to help themselves and each other. We’re encouraging community awareness, understanding and action for young adult mental health
https://www.jedfoundation.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255
This is a crisis hotline that can help with many issues, not just suicide. For example, anyone who feels sad, hopeless, or suicidal; family and friends who are concerned about a loved one; or anyone interested in mental health treatment referrals can call the Lifeline. Callers are connected with a professional nearby who will talk with them about what they are feeling or
concerns for other family and friends. Call the toll-free Lifeline, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Veterans Crisis Line
(800) 273-8255, press 1
Text 838255
Available 24 hours
Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

 

Resources: After a Suicide

Alliance of Hope
Hope after suicide. Welcome to a place of healing & remembrance. If you have lost a loved one to suicide, you are not alone.
https://allianceofhope.org/

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: I’ve Lost Someone
Resources to help you heal.
https://afsp.org/ive-lost-someone

Healing Conversations
Gives those who have lost someone to suicide the opportunity to talk with our experienced volunteers. The volunteers are themselves survivors of suicide loss and offer understanding and guidance in the weeks and months following a suicide death.
https://afsp.org/healing-conversations

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Loss Survivors
If you have lost a loved one to suicide, you are not alone. There are resources available to help survivors of suicide loss cope.

Learn more

Survivor of Suicide Loss In-Person Community Grief Support Group
For any adult grieving the loss of a loved one resulting from suicide, 4th Wednesday of each month, 3:30-4:30 p.m., ACC1, Augusta Health Community Care Building. Group is open to the public. No cost. No registration is required. Info: (540) 332-4937 or rsensabaugh@augustahealth.com

Find a Support Group
https://afsp.org/find-a-support-group/

Books for Loss Survivors
List

Suicide Bereavement Trained Clinicians
Directory

Children and Teens: Understanding Suicide Loss
Download

After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools
Download

Postvention: A Guide for Response to Suicide in the Workplace
Download

Postvention: A Guide for Response to Suicide on College Campuses
Download

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