Suicide survivors

Suicide Survivors Support Groups

Survivors of Suicide Support Group 

  • Contact: Evelyn Wald (814) 237-0567or visit for more information. 
  • This is a six-week group that is held twice a year for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one through suicide. 


  • For more information about Tides, visit or please call Suzanne at 814-692-2233.  
  • Tides is a grief and loss peer support group for children, teens and adults after experiencing the loss of someone significant in their lives. We provide a non-judgmental, nurturing, and healing atmospherewhere families learn they are not alone in their grief and can express their thoughts, feelings and experiences in a safe environment.  Our primary goal is to provide grief support services to an increasing number of children, teens and families in Centre and surrounding counties.
  • Meetings are held the first and third Thursdays of each month (Sept-May) from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at Houserville Elementary School located at 217 Scholl Street, State College, PA 16801.  Tides is free to families but registration is required.

Suicide Survivors Support Organizations

Central PA AFSP

  • Central PA Chapter of the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention (AFSP),
  • Contact:
  • The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP),, is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.