Wake Forest Survivors of Suicide

Support groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

Helpful information for your recovery journey

Articles of interest - 

I often read "God Squad," a syndicated column answering questions about faith, death, and the afterlife. I found this one dated 1/27/2011  interesting and hope you will as well. It's entitled "Daughter's death shakes woman's faith in God.

  If you are in crisis Call 1-800-273-TALK

MEDIA - read what the proper language to use in your articles

It's not "committed suicide."

Media help

Top Suicide Organizations

Other NC SOS support groups

Contact: Larry Bernstein (919) 946-0112 Email: BernsteinLCSW@gmail.com; http://www.trianglesos.org/ 

Chapel Hill Survivors of Suicide Support group. United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Contact: Jodi Flick: 919-962-4988 or joflick@email.unc.edu

Wake Forest SOS, The Shore Grief Center, 116 Brooks St., Wake Forest 
Contact: Carolyn Zahnow, 919.368.6826 or info@theshoregriefcenter.org

Winston-Salem Left Behind, 101 Hospice Lane, Bldg 121,Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Contact: Kelley Ryan, LCSW, 336-768-3972

Wilmington Touched by Suicide/Wilmington
1605 Canady Road, Wilmington, NC 28411
Contact: Mr. Adrian Shepard (910) 686-3802, Mrs. Rainey Scrocco (910) 686-1955
Mrs. Johnnye Wyke (910) 256-3802 

Wilksboro Heartbeat-Survivors After Suicide
897 Green Acres Rd,Millers Creek, N.C.
Contact: Pattie Eich 336-667-3695 Email: e_libertybell@yahoo.com or

Salisbury Survivors of Suicide Support Group
St. Marks Lutheran Church, 1940 Cooper Road, Salisbury, NC 28147
Contact: Renee Moore, (704) 857-5193, Email: holygirl@hotmail.com

Mount Airy Survivors of Suicide
154 Wagoner Drive, Mount Airy, NC 27030
Contact: Myra Oakley (336)-789-4024 (H)

Hillsborough Lifeline (Suicide Survivor Support Group)
Unicorn Bereavement Center, 1001 Corporate Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Contact: William Holloman, Manager (919) 644-6869 http://www.dhch.duhs.duke.edu/  

Greenville Survivors of Loss to Suicide
HOPE Station,2407 S Memorial Drive, Greenville, NC 27834
Contact: Kim Talbot 252-714-1565

Gastonia HUGS (Healing and Understanding Grief from Suicide)
Contact: Lynn Mckee, 704-860-4651 mckees005@aol.com
Alice McGinley 704-541-9011

Charlotte H.U.G.S.
Contact: Alice McGinley, 704-541-9011, Email: Charlotte.HUGS@yahoo.com

Triangle Consortium for Suicide Prevention -a network of health services dedicated to the promotion of efforts related to education, awareness, prevention, and postvention of suicide in central North Carolina. 

Links of interest

Onlife Prevention Organization - Pioneering suicide prevention online. Located in San Diego, CA, this group surveys hundreds of blogs watching for potentially depressive and suicidal characteristics made by teens. Once found, the institution or closest suicide prevention resource for help will be contacted for support and intervention. http://www.onlifeprevention.com/

Save the Teens - founded by Carolyn Zahnow in 2009. Carolyn shares the signs of teen depression and addiction in an effort to prevent more suicides among our country's brightest teens. She speaks to parents during PTA gatherings as well as in libraries and churches. There is also a book by the same name, "Save the Teens: Preventing suicide, depression and addiction". More information can be found at save the teens project.


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