ONLINESuicide Loss Survivor Support Group

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Have you lost a friend or family member to suicide? Do you know someone who is struggling because of a suicide loss?

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) is now offering a support group for suicide loss survivors. Our goal is to provide survivors a place where they can be comfortable expressing themselves, a place to find comfort, resources and hope in a judgement-free environment.

Facilitators have been trained by Samaritans of Boston and bring relevant professional and personal experience to providing healing support in a safe space.

Meetings are held virtually twice a month.

For more information, please contact Marjorie Sokoll at or 781-693-5619 to learn about the group and discuss how we can be of assistance to you.

About the facilitators:

Marjorie U. Sokoll, M.Ed., is the founding director of the JF&CS Betty Ann Greenbaum Miller Center for Jewish Healing, which offers individuals and families support when facing the challenges of illness, loss or isolation. Marjorie has presented locally and nationally on healing, end-of-life and bereavement. She earned degrees in sociology, counseling, social work and a certificate of thanatology from the National Center for Death Education.

Rabbi Suzanne Offit, BCC (board-certified chaplain), brings many years of experience as a community rabbi and as a palliative care chaplain in the hospital setting. Rabbi Offit works closely with patients and families in times of crisis offering support, calm, hope and a safe space for reflection and transformation.

JF&CS is grateful for the support of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP).

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