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Adolescent Suicide Risk Support Group

The purpose of this support group is to connect adolescents who are at risk for suicide to a group of peers who share similar experiences. This group will serve as a safe space for people to share their feelings and experiences around suicide without shame, or fear of being judged.The group is also aimed at maintaining participants safety and managing risk (safety planning), and gives participants a chance to learn skills to cope with their suicidal thoughts and feelings in order to stay safe in the future.

Beginning April 4th, 6 - 8pm
Heywood Hospital Community Education Room
242 Green Street, Gardner

Requirements to participate:

  • Participants must be aged 15-18 and identify as at risk for suicide
  • Participants must complete intake and be accepted into the group before attending. Intake must be completed via phone or in person with group facilitator
  • Participant MUST be working closely with a mental health professional.
  • Members are encouraged to participate in every group session over 8 week period.


The group limited to 10-12 participants.

For additional information or to set up intake, please contact Chuncie Willis MSW, LCSW at (978) 630-6968 or chuncie.willis@heywood.org.

Date & Time

No dates scheduled at this time.

Location

Heywood Hospital Community Education Room
242 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440

Registration

No Registration Required