Surunauha ry (Grief ribbon) holds an English-language gathering for those who have lost loved ones to suicide. The gathering takes place on the 5th of May 2018 in the Clubroom of cultural centre Stoa in Itäkeskus at 1 pm. If you have lost a loved one by suicide or are otherwise interested in our organization or the topic of suicide loss, please feel welcome to participate.
The program of the meeting includes a keynote speech by a licensed and registered psychotherapist Antti Ervasti on the topic of suicide loss, a presentation from an expert by experience from one of our trained volunteers, information on suicides in Finland and how suicide affects the survivors, an introduction of available support and open discussion.
You are free to share your experience, or you can participate just by listening. Present in the gathering are Surunauha’s trained peer supporting volunteers Jennina, Sanna and Laura, and volunteer coordinator Teppo Kupias from Surunauha’s office. Light snacks will be provided. The entry is free but please let us know you are coming by texting our office 0447519916 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.