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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. It offers the opportunity to meet and share with others who are also experiencing the impact of suicide.

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We are taking registrations for the next WAVES programme starting in term 3 of 2024 - Mondays 5:30pm to 7:30pm running from 22 July to 9 September 2024. For details please contact our Suicide Bereavement Support Coordinator, Jeanette, through the link below. 

Grief Education Program for Adults 18+ Bereaved by Suicide

WAVES supports members to:

  • Process and manage thoughts and feelings around what has happened.

  • Find meaning in their experiences.

  • Discuss the nature of suicide.

  • Gain information and strategies about how to care for themselves and others after a suicide, including children and young people.

  • Adjust to living with loss and move forwards.

This programme is interactive and supportive and will be delivered in a friendly and safe way.

Evaluation  information for a previous WAVES group from 6 attendees.

How helpful did you find the group to be?  

very helpful    5     helpful  1      not very helpful 0

Is there anything you hoped about the group that didn’t happen?  

yes   0    no  6

Did the group provide the environment to speak freely in ways you had hoped for?  

yes   6    no 0

Do you feel better off in any way for having attended the group?    

yes  6    no 0


Is there anything you would like to see being done differently in the facilitating of this group or what it offers?      

yes    0       no   5           


Do you have anything else you would like to say?

  • Thank you, thank you, thank you.

  • Thank you so very much for this amazing opportunity!

  • How grateful I am to have attended this group.  Feel a lot more equipped to cope.

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