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Struggling with mental health issues and grief, David reaches out to our Helpline

David Cohen, suicide loss survivor, 5K participant, and user of our 24/7 Helpline, shares about his experience losing his brother, Michael, to suicide and how using Samaritans' 24/7 Helpline has helped

2020-04-10T14:02:13-04:00April 7th, 2020|

After losing her son to suicide, Maria finds comfort at SafePlace meetings

Maria Sallese, suicide loss survivor and SafePlace participant, shares about her experience losing her son Mario to suicide and how being involved with Samaritans has helped in her grief.

2020-04-07T14:42:55-04:00April 7th, 2020|

Suicide loss survivor part of “big, beautiful community” at Samaritans 5K

I had isolated myself in my grief, and I was convinced that nobody else could ever possibly understand my loss – how could they? But then, at the 5K, I was face-to-face with so many people who did understand, and my heart felt filled with hope for the first time in so long.

2018-09-07T12:31:59-04:00September 7th, 2018|