HEARTBEAT is a peer support group offering empathy, encouragement, and direction following the suicide of a loved one.

Healthy coping techniques through

Empathy and understanding reinforced by

Acceptance without judgment and affirmation of self-worth

Resolution of conflict and reinvestment in life

Truth…responsibility for this death must be allowed to rest with the one who made the choice

For those wishing to pursue further goals:

Be a “reach out” to new survivors

Effect public prevention education and

Acknowledgement of suicide as a health problem of considerable proportion within our community

Transforming our recovery into positive action that will diminish the number of these deaths.

Disclaimer: HEARTBEAT is not a substitute for professional mental health assistance.  If you or someone you care about is suicidal, call your physician, your local mental health agency, 911, or 1-800-SUICIDE immediately.