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International Survivors of Suicide Day

Nov 22, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

First United Methodist Church-Andover Campus, Lexington KY
The Kentucky Suicide Prevention Group, University of Kentucky-Lexington Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group, and the First United Methodist Church - Andover Campus welcome you to attend a special event for the International Survivor of Suicide Day.

The Saturday before Thanksgiving is recognized as a day to honor those bereaved by suicide and to shed light on the journey that we embark on when we lose a loved one to suicide. Please join us for this special event as we gather in hope and healing.

The events for the day are as follows:
*10:00a - Doors open for fellowship, coffee, and donuts

*10:30a - Screening of the film "After" about the Feigelman family's bereavement journey following the loss of their son, Jesse

*11:00a - Guest speaker Kristen Spexarth will share about her grief journey after losing her son Colby

*12:00p - Lunch (provided)

*12:45p - Panel of survivors at various stages in the grief journey will talk about the ways they have coped with their loss

*2:15p - Healing ceremony

*3:00p - Closing

You are welcome to join us for any or all events of the day. There is no obligation to stay for the entire day, and you can select which events you would like to attend.

**Child care will be available! If you will need child care, be sure to pre-register!

Rebecca Sanford rebecca.sanford@uky.edu
Dr. Melinda Moore melinda.moore@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-3067



Hospice of the Bluegrass General Grief Support Group

Mountain Rivers 101 Hibbard Street, Pikeville, KY
Hospice of the Bluegrass will host a General Grief Support Group for anyone who has experienced the loss of a significant person in their life. The group will meet on Tuesdays beginning May 13 and ending June 10.

For more information or to register, please contact Susan Houston at 606-437-3700 or by email at shouston@hospicebg.org.


Hospice of the Bluegrass General Grief Support Group

Hospice of the Bluegrass-Mountain Rivers 101 Hibbard Street, Pikeville, KY
Hospice of the Bluegrass will host a General Grief Support Group for anyone who has experienced the loss of a significant person in their life on Tuesdays beginning May 13 and ending June 10.

For more information or to register, please contact Susan Houston at 606-437-3700 or shouston@hospicebg.org.


Hospice of the Bluegrass General Grief Support Group

Hospice of the Bluegrass Mountain Rivers 101Hibbard Street, Pikeville, KY
Hospice of the Bluegrass will host a General Grief Support Group for anyone who has experienced the loss of a significant person in their life on Tuesdays beginning May 13 and ending June 10.

For more information or to register, please contact Susan Houston at 606-437-3700 or by email at shouston@hospicebg.org.


General Grief Support Group

Hospice of the Bluegrass-Mountain Rivers 101 Hibbard Street, Pikeville, Kentucky
This is a five week support group for individuals that have experienced the loss of any significant person in their life.

For more information or to register, please contact Susan Houston, LCSW at 1-800-560-1101.


Grief Support Group

Jun 3, 2013 - Jul 8, 2013 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

Harlan Public Library, 107 N. 3rd Street, Harlan, KY
A free six-week support group for individuals who have experienced the loss of a friend or family member.


For more information or to register, please contact: Jonathan Hubbard, MSW, CSW at jhubbard@hospicebg.org or (606 )573-6111



Families Anonymous Meeting

Apr 9, 2013 6:30 P.M.

Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church 329 Popular Street Hazard KY 41701
Feeling overwhelmed by your loved one’s destructive behavior due to drugs or alcohol? Are you at the end of your rope? Find ways to cope and the support you need at Families Anonymous. Our first meeting will be Tuesday, April 9th at 6:30 PM at Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church, located at 329 Poplar Street in Hazard. All meetings are free and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 606-854-7410 or 606-672-2333

Kelton 606-8547410 or 6066722333


Coping Through Loss Support Group

Feb 5, 2013 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Feb 12, 2013 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Feb 19, 2013 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Feb 26, 2013 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Mar 5, 2013 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Mar 12, 2013 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Center for Grief and Education
Coping Through Loss Support Group: .A six-week support group for individuals who have experienced the loss of a
friend or family member.

Contact the Lexington office at (859) 277-2700 for more information or to register.



Spouse Loss Support Group

Jan 9, 2013 12:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.

Jan 16, 2013 12:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.

Jan 23, 2013 12:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.

Jan 30, 2013 12:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.

Feb 6, 2013 12:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.

Feb 20, 2013 12:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.

Center for Grief and Education.
Spouse Loss Support Group: A six-week support group for individuals who have lost a spouse or significant
other.

Contact the Lexington office at (859) 277-2700 for more information or to register.



Survivors of Suicide

Jun 19, 2012 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
Survivors of Suicide: First & third Tuesday of the month, 6-7:30pm. For adults affected by the loss of someone by suicide.

Contact the Lexington office at (859) 277-2700 for more information
or to register.



Survivors of Suicide

Jun 5, 2012 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
Survivors of Suicide: First & third Tuesday of the month, 6-7:30pm. For adults affected by the loss of someone by suicide, Center for Grief and Education.

Contact the Lexington office at (859) 277-2700 for more information
or to register.



Grief 101

Jun 6, 2012 5:30 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
Grief 101: First Wednesday of each month, 5:30-7pm. A monthly drop-in class for the newly bereaved.

Contact the Lexington office at (859) 277-2700 for more information or to register.




Heart 2 Heart

Jun 26, 2012 6:30 P.M.-8:00 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
Heart 2 Heart: Last Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8p.m. A peer lead group offering support for those who have lost their spouse or significant other.

For more information please contact Jill Schafer at
(859) 224-4038.



Compassionate Friends

Jun 5, 2012 6:30 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
Compassionate Friends: First Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm. A support group for parents, siblings, or
grandparents who have experienced the death of a child.

Contact Janie Fields at (859) 881-1991 for more information.



Perinatal Loss Grief Group

Jun 5, 2012 6:00 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
Perinatal Loss Grief Group: First Tuesday of each month. A group for parents who have experienced loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death.

Contact Debbie Mueller at (859) 260-6904 for more information.



SIDS/ Infant Loss Support Group

Aug 1, 2012 - Aug 29, 2012 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
SIDS/ Infant Loss Support Group: Wednesdays, 6-7:30p.m. A five-week support group for those who have experienced the loss of a baby.

Contact the Lexington office at (859) 277-2700 for more information or to register.


Grief Support Group

Aug 7, 2012 - Sep 11, 2012 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
Grief Support Group: Tuesdays, 6-7:30p.m. A six-week support group for individuals who have experienced the loss of a friend or family member.

Contact the Lexington office at (859)277-2700 for
more information or to register.



Spouse Loss Support Group

Aug 16, 2012 - Sep 13, 2012 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief & Education
Spouse Loss Support Group: Thursdays, 6-7:30pm. A five-week support group for individuals who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other.

Contact the Lexington office at
(859)277-2700 for more information or to register.



Support Groups - After the loss of a loved one

Milward Funeral Directors-Man O' War
After the loss of a loved one, Milward Funeral Directors provides a monthly support group. Support Groups are held at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of each month at at 1509 Trent Boulevard and the third Monday of each month at 391 Southland Drive. There is no cost or obligation to participate in a Milward Support Group.

Individuals are encouraged to bring personal mementos, photographs, or other items that they may like to share with the group. Individuals are encouraged to invite family members, friends, neighbors, co-workers and church members to join you at these meetings. Support and encouragement is offered to everyone who attends.

The group will be learning the "Ten Essential Touchstones" as described by Dr. Alan Wolfelt in his book, Understanding Your Grief. Each one-hour session will also provide an opportunity for self-expression using a journal and voluntary sharing will be encouraged. Following the meeting, refreshments will be served. Reservations Requested but not required. Call 859.272.3414


Milward Funeral Directors, 859.272.3414


Kentucky Families with Food Allergies Support Group Meeting

Lexington Public Library's Beaumont Branch, 3080 Fieldstone Way, Lexington
Support Group Meeting Topic: Allergy Protocol for Schools. How can schools improve?

Laura Jackson
KyFoodAllergies@insightbb.com



Reboot-Refresh

Southland Christian Church
Join us for bimonthly support meetings and learn coping skills for life after combat. Meet other veterans and caregivers who are learning to live with PTSD. The purpose of this group is to provide a safe atmosphere in which participants can share their hearts and their struggles. We have all experienced the spiritual, mental, and emotional battles that come with supporting a combat veteran living with war's invisible wounds. We meet the first and third Thursdays of each month.

Beth
859-509-4827



Depression and Bipolar Support Group

Harry M. Caudill Library whitesburg, ky
This is a peer lead support group helping to find ways to cope with the affects of depression in a persons life

Silas Johnson
home- 606-639-6609
cell- 606-634-0871