Sat, Nov 18|
Conversations of Hope: A Day of Remembrance and Renewal
A heartfelt, online event to mark International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day to honour those left behind as well as those who have been lost to suicide.
Time & Location
Nov 18, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST
About The Event
Join the Distress Centres of Greater Toronto and Bereaved Families of Ontario - Halton/Peel (Centre for Grief and Healing) for an event on International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Saturday, November 18 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST on Zoom.
The event will be honouring those who have been left behind as well as those who have been lost to suicide. For every suicide loss, there are at least 7 to 10 survivors who have been significantly affected. This event will offer survivors of suicide loss a day of connection and story sharing.
The online event schedule is as follows (please note all times are in EST):
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.: Documentary Screening: "Healing Together: Culture, Community and Suicide Loss"
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.: First breakout group (by loss type)
11:00 - 11:15 a.m.: Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Panel Discussion: Stories of Resilience and Healing
12:15 - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch Break
12:45 - 1:15 p.m.: Second breakout group (by loss type)
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks and Survivor Reflections
Event registration is free, but we kindly request that attendees make a donation to our organizations in the amount of $10-20, so we can continue to provide essential supports and community events such as this, free-of-charge. You can make a donation here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/centreforgriefandhealing/campaign/conversations-of-hope-a-day-of-remembrance-and-renewal/