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Support Groups by County

Please note that these groups are NOT THERAPY. They are groups formed to support one another through discussing experience, strength and hope.

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Hillsborough County

Date(s) Name Location Extra Info
1st and 3rd Wed. of the month, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm Healing After Loss of Suicide (HALOS) Adult Group Suncoast Kids Place
Building G
17030 Lakeshore Rd.
Lutz, 33558
To Contact: 813-990-0216
Peer Led, No fee
Facilitated by Betsey Westuba
1st Wednesday each month 7:15 - 9PM
3rd Sunday each month 4-6PM
Suicide Loss Group The Life Center
6811 North Central Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604
Contact: Sheryle R. Baker M.A., Executive Director
Call for fee info
1st and 3rd Thurs. of the month 7-8:30 PM Depression Bipolar Adult, Child and Adolescent Group Meetings Northdale Recreation Center
15550 Spring Pine Dr.
Tampa, FL 33624
Tampa Chapter: 813-878-2906
Click here to find other chapters
DBSA Interactive Clubhouse
1st Thursday of each month 7 P.M. Compassionate Friends of Hillborough County - Riverview Hillsborough Community College
HCC at the Regent
6437 Watson Rd.
Riverview, FL 33578
Support for those who have lost a child.
Contact: 813-489-3454


Pasco County

Date(s) Name Location Extra Info
3rd Wednesday of every month 7 P.M. The Compassionate Friends Life Care Center of New Port Richey
7400 Trouble Creek Rd.
New Port Richey, FL 34655
Support for those who have lost a child.

Pinellas County

Date(s) Name Location Extra Info
1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month 7 P.M. HALOS (Healing After Loss of Suicide) Adult Group PEMHS Main Activities Campus (Bldg. One)
11254 58th St. North
Pinellas Park, FL 33782
Contact Bonnie McClelland 727-394-8222

Local Resources

Hillsborough County

Name Location Info Contact
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Inc.
211 Call Center
One Crisis Center Plaza
Tampa, FL 33613-1238
Help and Local resources for Hillsborough County
Open 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week
Dial 211 or 813-234-1234
Suncoast Kids Place 17030 Lakeshore Rd
Lutz, FL 33558
Children and family grieving center 813-990-0216
St. Joseph's Behavioral Health Care Center
BayCare Behavioral Health
4918 North Habana Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
Counseling and immediate care 727.561.2425
727.561.2455 (fax)

Pasco County

Name Location Info Contact
Pasco County NAMI
National Assocation for Mental Illness
Address Info Contact
Calgary Chapel
New life wellness center
6825 Trouble Creek Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34653
Christian Counseling of all kinds 727-376-7733

State and National Resources

Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition (FSPC)A coalition of Floridians for the elimination of suicide in our communities. Working to collaborate, to develop and implement suicide prevention, intervention and postvention strategies and program. Check out this site for support on regional areas and information on state legislative issues and history. 
Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP)Promotes prevention of suicide through education, support, advocacy and research954-384-0344
American Association of Suicidology (AAS)Promotes research, public awareness programs, and education and training for professionals and volunteers.202.237.2280
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)Dedicated to advancing our knowledge of suicide and our ability to prevent it. AFSP Survivors of Suicide Day-Conference:
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)Provide technical assistance, training, and information to strengthen suicide prevention networks and - Library catalog advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. This Center activities enhance national, regional, state, tribal, and local Prevention Networks.877-438-7772
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK (8255)Is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will be routed to the closest possible crisis center in your area. With over 120 crisis centers across the country, our mission is to provide immediate assistance to anyone seeking mental health services. Call for yourself, or someone you care about. Your call is free and confidential. 
Veterans Crisis LineConnects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential hotline, online chat, and text-messaging service. Veterans and their families and friends are encouraged to call and Press 1, chat online at , or text to 838255 to speak with qualified VA professionals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP)A collaborative effort of SAMHSA, CDC, NIH, HRSA, IHS. 
National Alliance Mental Illness (NAMI)NAMI is a non-profit, grassroots organization and is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases. NAMI today works to achieve equitable services and treatment for more than 15 million Americans living with severe mental illnesses and their families.703.524.7600