Local Support

In addition to our support group which meets every Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:30 in Naples, below are additional resources that may help you on your path through grief.

COLLIER COUNTY GUIDE TO GRIEVING SUPPORT BROCHURE

Grieving Support Resources compiled by Safe & Healthy Children’s Coalition of Collier County (Naples)
Click here for an online brochure.
The grieving process can be made a little easier with support. A variety of grieving support resources are available, many of which are online. Their brochure offers the best grief-related resources in Collier and on the Web for children, parents, spouses, siblings, friends, acquaintances, coworkers and employers.
239-624-4033 safehealthychildren.org

SUICIDE SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUPS

Surviving After A Suicide Loss (S.A.S.) (Naples)
SAS is Naples oldest, continuously running weekly support group of 32 years. We are a peer-led group of individuals who know the agony and anguish of having experienced a the loss of a loved one to suicide. We gather to help people cope with the death of a loved one who has died of suicide.
239-253-6600 survivingafterasuicide.com

Healing Survivors of Suicide Support Group (Cape Coral)
Hope helps individuals who have lost a loved one through suicide. There is no timetable for grief, and we welcome you at any time. Our suicide support group will be there for you when you are ready. 855-454-3104 hopehospice.org

Lee County Survivors of Suicide (Fort Myers)
239-541-1151 SOSLeeCounty@aol.com

SUDDEN DEATH/GRIEF SUPPORT

Project Help (Naples)
Project HELP works with dignity and compassion to ease the pain of those affected by rape, violence, crime or loss of a loved one.
239-262-7227 projecthelpnaples.org

SUDDEN DEATH/GRIEF SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Valerie’s House (Naples & Fort Myers)
Their mission is to help children and families work through the loss of a loved one together and go on to live fulfilling lives.
239-478-6734 valerieshouseswfl.org

SUDDEN DEATH/GRIEF SUPPORT FOR PARENTS WHO HAVE LOST A CHILD

Compassionate Friends (Naples, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers)
When a child dies, at any age, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.
239-690-7801 Compassionate Friends SWFL Chapter 2

INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP GRIEF BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Avow Hospice (Naples)
Avow Hospice compassionately serves those who are: Living with chronic, serious or terminal illness, caring for a frail senior or someone who is seriously ill, grieving any loss: a family member, friend, coworker, fellow student or pet.
239-239-261-4404 Avowcares.org

GRIEF COACHING

Bob Riley Grief Coaching (Naples)
Whether asked to be a part of someone’s life experience or to help the bereaved through the walk of grief, it is an honor to be involved in any part of someone’s life. 239-253-6600 bobrileycoaching.com

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

David Lawrence Center (Naples)
the David Lawrence Center is a not-for-profit, leading provider of behavioral health solutions dedicated to inspiring and creating life-changing wellness for every individual. The Center provides innovative, comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, residential and community-based prevention and treatment services for children and adults who experience mental health, emotional, psychological and substance abuse challenges.
239-455-8500 davidlawrencecenter.org

Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida (Naples)
Serves the SWFL community in working for wellness, mental health and victory over mental and substance use conditions.
239-261-5405 mhaswfl.org

NAMI (Naples)
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Collier County is dedicated to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by serious mental illnesses.
239-260-7300 nami.org

Surviving After a Suicide Loss support group meetings are held every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30pm in Naples, Florida. Please contact our group facilitator Bob Riley at 239-253-6600 for the location and to learn more about our group.

Updated February 2019