“Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss” Support Group to meet Tuesday, May 17

Wadena, MN – May 6, 2016 —Tri‐County Health Care has an “Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group” to
help those in the area affected by suicide. The monthly support group will meet on Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the
Wesley Conference Room at Tri‐County Health Care.

Each year more than 36,000 people in the United States die by suicide, leaving behind devastated family and
friends. The support group at Tri‐County Health Care is intended to provide healing support for people coping with the
shock, excruciating grief and the complex emotions that accompany the loss of a loved one to suicide.

“It is our hope that this support group for survivors of suicide is not only a place to receive emotional support,
but also a safe environment to express whatever you are going through,” said Kathy Kleen, Tri‐County Health Care Chief
Nursing Officer. “We believe that the support group can give those affected by suicide real‐life experience support from
others who have gone through similar events.”

The monthly “Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group” meets the third Tuesday of the month from
6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room at Tri‐County Health Care. The confidential support group provides a safe
place for those who have experienced this type of loss to find support, share their story and learn ways to cope. The
“Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss” support group is open to all adult family members and friends of a loved one who has
completed suicide.

If you have any questions about the support group, please contact Tri‐County Health Care Medical Social
Services at 218‐631‐5228.

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