Suicide: bereavement

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Waimakariri Bereaved by Suicide Group

A peer support group for people bereaved by suicide in Waimakariri. Contact: Michael Wise 027 340 8325.

Phone: 03 745 9118

WAVES - Bereaved by suicide in Christchurch

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: 03 366 9284 or 0800 876 682

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