Connect with others through peer support

After the death of a loved one to suicide, you can feel depressed, overwhelmed, anxious, and helpless. Please know that support is available and remember that it's okay to reach out to others.

After the death of a loved one to suicide, you can feel depressed, overwhelmed, anxious, and helpless. Please know that support is available and remember that it's okay to reach out to others.

There are a number of local suicide bereavement groups across the region:

Fairy Meadow 

* Wollongong 

* Nowra 

* Ulladulla

The following organisations can provide additional support through workshops and events: 

* Grief Journeys is a strengths-based not for profit service providing workshops and groups for people bereaved by suicide facilitated by therapists with lived experience of suicide

Roses in the Ocean provides a Lived Experience Collective of people with experience of suicide and / or suicide bereavement who are speakers and mentors

* Wings of Hope is a registered harm prevention charity that provides a voice for people bereaved by suicide.

The following online groups provide support locally and internationally:

Australian Suicide Loss – Supporting Each Other: a local peer support network providing an online Facebook group and fortnightly online group meetings

Alliance of hope: join a supportive community of suicide loss survivors around the world

Loved Ones Suicide Survivors Support Group: an international Facebook support group.

Contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 if you are in need of immediate assistance.

For other mental health concerns, visit headtohealth.gov.au or talk to someone you trust such as a doctor or health professional.