Suicide Bereavement Support Services

Canadian Mental Health Association - Edmonton Region


Description
Provides group support for adults who are grieving a loss to suicide.

Service offers:

  • support to adults who are grieving a loss to suicide
  • 2 annual community events

Includes:

  • 3 self-contained, closed-group program modules: Emotional Regulation; Guilt, Shame, and Self-Compassion; Beliefs and Values
  • opportunities for participants to reflect and explore how these factors relate to their grief journeys
  • a drop-in problem solving support group with loosely structured session content
  • a focus on offering support to those waiting to begin a module, wanting to augment their participation in group, or for whom the group is not a good fit

Annual community events include:

  • An Evening to Remember - an annual memorial to remember loved ones lost to suicide
  • Life After Suicide Loss - a safe space for those grieving a loss to suicide to share experiences and learn from each other

Key Provider: certified crisis workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
  • who are grieving a loss to suicide
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact to attend an intake session
  • visit website for more information
After attending an intake session, participants have a choice on how many / which module(s) to participate in. Suicide Grief Support Services are being offered online and through phone support.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-414-6300
Fax
780-482-7498
Web Site
http://edmonton.cmha.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual Special $2.50


Annual Basic $5.00


Annual Standard $20.00


Annual Corporate $50.00


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
May 12, 2023
Location
Edmonton
Hours of Operation

Support hours vary. Groups take place weekly on Tuesdays from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM and Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Problem solving groups are every 2 weeks on Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.