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Safe Place Suicide Survivor Support Group
Samaritans Safe Place meetings are free and offered twice a month at easily accessible locations in New York City. Only survivors–those who have directly lost a loved one to suicide–can attend these meetings and participants must be 18 or older. There are no exceptions. Meetings are run by trained facilitators that are, also, respected Samaritans volunteers who are experienced in dealing with the complex issues surrounding suicide and its aftermath. The meetings are run as peer support groups, where the people participating have the opportunity to focus on their thoughts and feelings, challenges and difficulties coping with their loss, without any undo pressures or expectations or other people judging them or giving them advice. For more information:

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The Samaritans of New York, a non-religious, non-profit organization in New York City offers free bereavement support groups for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide who seek a safe and supportive environment where they can talk about their thoughts and feelings and share their experiences tied to their loss in the company of other people who have had similar experiences. The meetings are free and offered twice a month on weekday evenings at convenient Manhattan locations. The meetings are only open to those who have lost a loved one to suicide and participants must be at least 18 years of age to attend. If you are interested in attending a support group meeting, please visit to learn more about the meetings, meeting dates and locations. Alternatively, you can call Samaritans Safe Place program at (212) 673-3041 to receive further information about meetings, dates and sites. In your voicemail message, please leave your full contact information and the best time to reach you and someone from the program will get in touch with you.

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