About HEARTBEAT

MISSION: To offer empathy, comfort, relief from
isolation, and to role model healthy
adjustment to the loss in a safe,
judgment-free environment to anyone
touched by suicide
PURPOSE: To resolve the grief for the cause of
the death in order to achieve healthy
reconciliation with the loss, to restore
hope, joy and wholeness within the lives
of suicide bereaved.
WHAT IT IS: A group of mutual support.
WHAT IT IS NOT: A therapy group
WHY IT WORKS: All participants are survivors
Normalizes suicide grief
Validates suicide loss
Defines grief work after suicide
Role models resolution
Assures suicide is survivable