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Survivors of Suicide Loss

Losing a loved one to suicide can be a profoundly painful and isolating experience. The complexity of the emotions can feel overwhelming and often survivors struggle to know who to talk to for fear others won't understand. Counseling and Testing Service offers a group for survivors of suicide loss to connect with others who have suffered the loss of a loved one to suicide. CATS also offers a presentation where participants can gain greater understanding of the factors related to suicide loss and receive support. Both services are open to students, faculty, and staff. 


Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

This monthly support group is open to any student, faculty, or staff member who would like to connect with others who have suffered the loss of a loved one to suicide. This group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 4 - 5 PM.

  • Aug 11
  • Sept 8
  • Oct 13
  • Nov 10
  • Dec 8

Click here to register for this group

Meetings are over Zoom. Register for the group by clicking on the link above. Upon registration you will be emailed a link for the Zoom meeting. For questions, contact Rick Pongratz at  


Coping with Suicide Loss Workshop

Thursday, October 6

3:00 - 4:00pm

Pond Student Union - Clearwater Room (3rd Floor)

Click here to register

This presentation will discuss factors related to losing a loved one to suicide, normalize reactions, and engage participants in a discussion designed to help gain greater understanding and support.