SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT
We offer individual and family/whanau counselling for anyone affected by loss to suicide or impacted by someone's suicidal behaviour. Our services relating to Suicide Bereavement Support are fully funded by Te Whatu Ora - HNZ. If you would like to find out how we can help or to make an appointment to see a counsellor, please fill out the counselling referral form through the link below or call 07 578 4480 during office hours. We will call you back within the next 24 hours (M-F).
Our No Cost Support Options
Along with counselling, we offer the options listed below within the Western Bay of Plenty.
For further details, click on the links or contact our Suicide Bereavement Support Coordinators.
Amy Colonna, 021 090 39 538, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeanette Jones, 021 754 480, email@example.com
Suicide Loss Support Groups
We warmly invite you to our safe space to find and offer hope and make connections with others who understand grief after loss to suicide. Groups held monthly in Tauranga & Papamoa. Suitable age 18+
WAVES After Suicide Support
WAVES is an 8-week grief education group that supports adults bereaved by suicide in their understanding and management of grief and development of resilience.
Training & Information
We offer community, workplace and organisation training and information regarding loss to suicide. We have a helpful booklet titled "After Suicide: Supporting Children & Young People". See link below to download or contact our office on 07 578 4480 or through our general enquiries form for printed copies.
Annual Memorial Event
We organise an annual Bereaved by Suicide Memorial Event which is held in September.
Details for 2023 will be published closer to the event date.