International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Our Three Quilts

The 3 Western MA Quilts displayed at Elms College

Day of Healing for Bereavement After Suicide

International Survivors of Suicide Day

Every year, too many people lose their lives to suicide, leaving behind family, friends, colleagues and others who struggle to make sense of their loss. Our community is unfortunately no exception. 

Every November, survivors of suicide loss in our community, across the United States, and around the world come together for healing conferences in their communities and online for support and guidance. You'll hear from other survivors about how they cope, and from experts sharing the most current information on suicide and grief.

If you have lost someone to suicide, these local and online gatherings were designed for you. 

Save the Date: It's Always the Saturday Before Thanksgiving

You can attend a local conference in your area or watch online. Afterwards, join us in a live online chat with others who have lost someone to suicide.

Watch Now

Watch past programs in English, Español, or Français.

Want to Organize a Site in Your Community?

See contact information below for more information.

Below are our chapter’s conference sites. For a complete list, click here.

Every year, survivors of suicide loss in Western Massachusetts gather together at Elms College in Chicopee Ma and in locations around the world to grieve, heal, and honor the person they lost. Please join us this November 23rd.

Elms College

Elms College

Conference Chairman Faith Sullivan will welcome all survivors of suicide loss, providing a safe and healing space where everyone can comfortably participate in a way that is meaningful to them. Join with others to listen to a diverse panel of survivors discuss their losses, how they coped, and much more.

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Jennifer Lynch Serrano will display the three Western Massachusetts quilts. Jennifer's enthusiatic  particpation with this project has allowed many surviors to find comfort in creating these tributes.

Come in person to experience the powerful sense of connection and community that is forged between survivors of suicide loss. You are not alone. Draw strength and meaning from your community and from your own experiences by showing up on Saturday, November 23rd. - coffee and registration begins at 8:45. Look for the signs.

Elms College

This day is for you.