Survivors of Suicide Day event planned for Bristol Nov. 23

Bristol is among more than 300 cities participating in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s International Survivors of Suicide Day. The 15th annual program features a panel of individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide and mental health experts.

The Day allows those who have are bereaved after a suicide loss to connect in their local communities and online in a supportive and healing environment. The program is also available online at and will be archived for two years. Each year, nearly 38,000 people die by suicide in the U.S. and over 1 million die worldwide. Every one of them is survived by loved ones and friends. For some survivors, AFSP’s International Survivors of Suicide Day is the first time they will share the grief, reach out for support and support others.

This event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center in the Hearing Room located at 19600 75th St. (Highways 45 and 50) in Bristol. The program is as follows:

  • 9:00-9:30 Check-in & Registration.
  • 9:30-10:00 Local Suicide Survivor’s presentation.
  • 10:00-11:00 Speaker on Grief.
  • 11:00-11:30 Discussion Healing Projects.
  • 11:30-12:00 Lunch (provided).
  • 12:00-1:30 AFSP Broadcast.
  • 1:30-1:00 Time to remember.

For more information or to pre-register, please call the Kenosha County Division of Health at (262)605-6700, (800)472-8008. To register at or visit Walk –ins are welcome, but pre-registration will help us greatly in planning.


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