Suicide Grief Support
Help for Survivors
Every 17 minutes someone in American completes suicide, often leaving loved ones to cope with terrific loss and unanswered questions.
What You Can Do:
Learn about the different types of depression. Depression often masquerades as anger and irritability.
Learn about the ways depression can be successfully treated.
Talk to someone who understands.
Allow yourself time to grieve and heal, in your own way.
Learn to know the warning signs in yourself.
Learn how to practice good self-care.
How to contact the Portage County Suicide Prevention Coalition
To become a member of the Portage County Suicide Prevention Coalition or to schedule a speaker or free training session:
Call the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County, 330-673-1756 or contact us.
NAMI, the country’s voice on mental illness, is a national organization of persons with mental illness, their families, friends and community activists who work toward improving the lives of the mentally ill.
NAMI Portage County Chapter
Call the Mental Health & Recovery Board at 330-673-1756, ext. 201, for information.
MEETINGS: Second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 7pm
LOCATION: Mental Health & Recovery Board Office, 155 E. Main St., Kent, OH
Family-to-Family Education Program
Call the Mental Health & Recovery Board at 330-673-1756, ext. 201, to register for the next class. Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week, comprehensive education course taught by family members who have been specially trained.
Contact us by email and click here for more information.