Center for Suicide Awareness

Support Groups

Due to public health concerns related to Covid-19, Our in-person support groups have been suspended until further notice. During this time, we are offering a number of online support groups using the Zoom platform. Zoom is a free video conference program that can be used on a desktop or laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone. You do not need to create a Zoom account or download an app to join our meetings. If you need assistance with the process, please contact us.

All of our support groups are led by trained facilitators. Our facilitators are not intended to replace therapeutic counseling. We offer peer support and understanding based on the knowledge and empathy of lived experience.

Survivors of Suicide Support Group

This is a safe place for people to share their journey after the suicide loss of a loved one.If you have suffered a loss of a loved one due to suicide, start here. Know that it is OK to grieve. Learn about the grieving process and how it can be different when the loss is due to suicide. Know what to say to your friends who may have recently lost someone and what to tell children in the aftermath of a suicide.

Meeting is the 2nd Monday of the Month. This meets year round.6:30 - 8:30 pm

No need to preregister. We are here for you.

Military Woman and Trauma

This is a safe place for women to share their personal experiences. This is free from judgement and is a place to heal with care, respect and dignity. This is led by Veteran woman.

No Need to preregister.

Meeting is the 3rd Wednesday of the month. This meets year round. 6:30 - 7:30 pm.


"The Center for Suicide Awareness is an amazing organization working to reduce suicide rates, eliminate stigma, train communities in resilience and inform communities about mental health. These individuals at the center are kind, passionate, and do good in the community. The center created the hopeline for individuals in need of immediate suicide intervention. I highly recommend participating in their events, utilizing their resources if necessary, and/or getting involved in some way so that we can combat suicide together!"

~ J.K.

"As an educator, I have participated in professional development surrounding youth mental health on various occasions. I am also QPR (question, persuade, & refer) certified. Throughout these trainings, I have learned so much about the Center for Suicide Awareness and the hopeline they have created. I have the call-in and text-in number saved in my contacts and have personally used the text-in line myself during moments of high anxiety and stress. I also share the number to my students or to anyone who might need it. Please call or text in if you need help. They are there for you."

~ S.V.

"I believe I have been with the Center for Suicide Awareness for the past ten years helping in whatever I could do to make known to the public that the Center is here to give support to those lost a loved one to suicide. Having the experience of wanting to end my life because I no longer could bear the pain of depression. By the grace of God I did not complete my route to suicide. I was fortunate that my brain chemistry slowly began to stablize and was helped by a police sargeant who had experience with mental illnesses and helped me back to my family. Because of this experience, I have been able to help families what may have been happening in their loved ones' lives that caused them to consider suicide."

~ G.P.S.