HUGG: FREE Suicide Bereavement Support Services Awareness Evening - Mullingar

FREE Suicide Bereavement Support Services Awareness Evening, June 13 at the Mullingar Park Hotel, Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91A4EP

No registration required, all welcome. This event will be beneficial to adults bereaved by suicide, regardless of the length of time since the death occurred, the relationship the person had to the person who died by suicide, or the circumstances of the death. Also, if you are supporting someone bereaved by suicide, we encourage you to attend. 

For more information contact Josephine Rigney, Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention – Midlands, email: josephine.rigney@hse.ie or phone: 086-8157850 or Patrick Jones, Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention – Midlands, email: Patrick.jones1@hse.ie or phone: 087-6486649.

What to expect:

7pm doors open with refreshments and people are welcome to visit local support services’ information tables including HUGG - the national charity for suicide bereavement, Pieta – Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service, and the HSE - Resource officer for Suicide Prevention.

7.15pm Speakers from Pieta, HUGG and the HSE will highlight supports available to help family, friends, and communities cope with a loss from suicide.

7.45pm A personal story of suicide loss will be shared, focusing on what bereavement support services were found supportive and helpful along their grief journey.

8pm opportunity ask any questions and to visit support services’ information tables.

The same event was held in Offaly on May 9th, see the article here about the event: Link

Sponsors of this event: Connecting for Life – Midlands, Louth and Meath

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Region: Mullingar, Co Westmeath