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.