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Suicide or homicide loss

  • Coon Rapids Forest Lake  New Prague 
    Duluth Minneapolis Saint Paul

    These services in Minnesota help people affected by the suicide or murder of someone they love or care about.

    Throughout Minnesota

    Parents of Murdered Children, Inc., Minnesota Hope Chapter

    This chapter's many services for families of homicide victims include monthly meetings, a telephone support network, information about the grief process, a speakers' bureau and accompaniment to court proceedings.
    Where: Parents of Murdered Children, Inc., Minnesota Hope Chapter, PO Box 516, Circle Pines, MN 55014 
    Contact: 651-484-0336, email jimlym3@aol.com

    SAVE – Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

    If you've recently experienced a loss, you may have a specially trained volunteer call you for comfort and to help you find support and education services. 
    Where: SAVE, 8120 Penn Ave South, Suite 470, Bloomington, MN 55431
    Contact: 952-946-7998

    Coon Rapids

    Support group

    A support group for people affected by the suicide of a loved one meets on Mondays, 7-9 p.m.
    Where: Mercy Hospital maps, 4050 Coon Rapids Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 55433
    Contact: Call Jackie Sandusky at 763-442-3020. This is Jackie's cell phone number.

    Duluth

    Grief Support Center

    The Grief Support Center of St. Mary's/Duluth Clinic offers education and support to family members left behind after someone has committed suicide.
    Where: St. Mary's/Duluth Clinic, Grief Support Center, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
    Contact: 218-786-4402

    Forest Lake

    Suicide support group

    When: Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
    Where: Call for location.
    Contact: Margaret McAfee at 651-266-5671

    Minneapolis

    Survivors group

    SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education sponsors a support group for those affected by the suicide of someone they love. It meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month.
    Where: Call to confirm location in Minneapolis.
    Contact: SAVE at 952-946-7998

    Victim Services Division

    The Hennepin County Attorney's Office can help victims of violent crime through the court system.
    Where: Hennepin County Attorney, C-2000 Government Center, Minneapolis, MN 55487 
    Contact: Call Adult Victim Services at 612-348-4003 or 612-348-5875 (TDD for the hearing impaired). Call Juvenile Victim Services at 612-348-7916. Email citizeninfo@co.hennepin.mn.us.

    New Prague

    Survivors of Suicide Group

    SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education sponsors a support group for those affected by the suicide of someone they love. 
    When: 4th Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m.
    Where: Mayo Clinic Health Systems Hospital, 301 Second Street NE, New Prague, MN.
    Contact: For further information and to confirm please call 952-758-3225.

    Saint Paul

    Center for Grief

    The Center's many programs include therapy groups for those left behind after a suicide or homicide.
    Where: The Center for Grief, 1133 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
    Contact: 651-641-0177, email cg@griefloss.org

    Survivor Resources

    Loss specific groups for homicide, suicide, and accidents for adults, teens and children
    When: Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m.
    Where: St. Paul Police Headquarters, 367 Grove Street
    Cost: Free, but pre-registration is needed.
    Contact: Register by calling Margaret McAbee at 651-266-5674.

    SOS Survivors of Suicide

    This group is designed for individuals and families who have experienced the death of a loved one through suicide.
    Where: Bradshaw, 4600 Greenhaven Drive, White Bear Lake
    When: 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  
    Contact: Tony at 651-489-1349