Suicide: bereavement

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Empathy Support Group

A peer support group for people bereaved by suicide in the Rodney or North Shore areas.

Phone: Brigitte Windsor on 09 422 0452

Piripoho/Consolation Support Group

A peer support group for people bereaved by suicide on Waiheke Island.

Phone: Judy or Lisa at Hau Ora on 09 372 0022 or Puhi on 021 023 00622

Solace Support Auckland

A peer support group for people bereaved by suicide. Meets regularly, and holds an annual candle lighting ceremony in November.

Phone: Mark Wilson: 021 998 949 or Robyn Duffy 09 425 6750
Email: solacesupport (at)

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The Grief Centre

Provides support, advice & counselling to help those affected by grief and loss. The Grief Centre runs a range of support groups for people experiencing grief, including for people bereaved by suicide.

Address: 92 Hinemoa Street, Birkenhead, Auckland
Phone: 09 418 1457
Email: office (at)

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WAVES - Bereaved by suicide in Auckland

This practical, supportive educational group for 6-8 people is facilitated by professional counsellors and educators and runs over 8 weeks. Attendees are able to share thoughts and feelings about what's happened, discuss the nature of suicide and gain information and ideas about how to care for themselves and others, including children, after a suicide. The group is open to people 17 yrs + bereaved by suicide. Registration and attendance at a pre-group meeting is essential before attending this group.

Cost: Koha/Donation

Phone: John Snape at Equip 09 477 0653 or 027 249 3635
Email: john.snape (at)

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