November 23rd is recongized nationwide as International Survivors of Suicide Day. Thousands of survivors of suicide loss gather together around the world on this day for mutual support and practical guidance on coping with grief.
The Traumatic Loss Coalition of Camden & Gloucester Counties will host a Network of Healing Conference on Saturday, November 23, 2013 dedicated to those who have lost a loved one to suicide. The conference will provide the opportunity to connect with others who have survived the tragedy of suicide loss. The conference will include a special broadcast of survivors and experts addressing questions that so many bereaved survivors face.
Individuals and families are invited to attend. Middle and high school students are welcomed, but must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Network of Healing Conference
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Center For Family Services - Sanctuary
17 S. Delsea Drive, Glassboro, NJ 08051
Please RSVP - see below
9:00-9:30: Check-in and Registration
10:30-12:00: AFSP's International Broadcast
12:00-12:45: Closing Healing Ceremony and Healing Activities
1:00-2:00: Light Lunch
The Traumatic Loss Coalition (TLC) is dedicated to excellence in suicide prevention and in providing a collaborative and coordinated mental health response to a global or community crisis affecting our school-aged youth. All individuals committed to this cause are invited to join the coalition. TLC supports county-wide coalitions bringing together educators, mental health providers, law enforcement, members of community-based and faith-based organizations to share their ideas and experiences.
The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP) plays an active role in seeking to reduce suicide rates through initiating and participating in projects to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative approaches to suicide prevention. In its suicide prevention projects, AFSP is working in partnership with many other individuals, organizations and institutions throughout the United States and abroad, who share our dedication to finding new and better ways to prevent suicide. A key goal of each project is to disseminate infomation about what has been learned, through articles that reach both professional and lay audiences.
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