’Healing Circles’ suicide survivors support groups to meet Nov. 17

Purdue University Calumet’s Healing Circles suicide survivor monthly support groups will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17 at the university’s Couple and Family Therapy Center at 1247 169th St., 1.25 miles west of campus.

All suicide survivors and friends of survivors are welcome to attend. Admission is free. There are three “Healing Circles” groups:

  • Adults 18 & older
  • Young Adults 14-24
  • Youth 9-13

Eighteen-to-24-year-olds can choose to attend either the Adults or Young Adults groups. Advance registration is required for the Youth and Young Adults groups only.

An adult survivor and two therapists will facilitate each group, all of which meet simultaneously for 90 minutes.

A Healing Circles adult support group also meets in Merrillville the second Tuesday of each month at Stephen and Associates, Broadway Office Center, 7863 Broadway Suite 115. (PH: 219/381-0499). The next meeting is 7 p.m., Tuesday (11/8).

Other information is available by phoning Purdue Calumet’s Couple and Family Therapy Center at 219/989-2027, or facilitator Karen Lawrence at clawrence5198@sbcglobal.net or 219/844-5198.