richmond virginia suicide loss support group

CO-FACILITATING: RVA Suicide Loss Support Group

Co-facilitator of RVA’s Survivors of Suicide Loss support group. (RVA=Richmond, VA)

Shirley Ramsey (who started the Virginia Chapter of AFSP) started this group and I’m helping her co-facilitate as the previous co-facilitator had to step down due to pressing family matters.

This is a free support group for anyone who has lost a family member, friend, or loved one to suicide. This is a peer-facilitated setting, meaning no mental health professionals guide the group. The goal for the group is to provide a safe grieving environment, free of stigma and judgment. It is a forum to connect with community members suffering from a suicide loss as a place to receive emotional support.

We meet monthly on the Third Thursday of each month from 6:30 pm – 8 pm at

Pusey House at First Baptist Church

Street parking and parking available in Mulberry Street parking lot.

Pusey House near First Baptist in the Fan

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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

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