Grieving a Loss to Suicide
A free monthly drop-in group for adults in the Jewish community and beyond who are navigating the world after the loss of a loved one to suicide.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this group will be held on Zoom. Please contact Tracey Kite for the Zoom link and to ensure your ability to access the event.
Co-led by experienced clinicians Tracey Kite, LCSW and Wendy Dolin, LCSW, a survivor of suicide loss.
Grieving a Loss to Suicide meets monthly on the following dates in 2023:
January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2. Dates for the balance of the year will be posted in the spring.
Wendy Dolin, LCSW, is a certified family therapist with a private practice in the Chicago area and an internationally recognized health and safety advocate. Wendy is the founder of the Medication-Induced Suicide Prevention and Education Foundation in Memory of Stewart Dolin (MISSD). She started MISSD following the 2010 death of her husband, Stewart, who died from prescription-drug-induced suicide (akathisia). In 2018, the International Society of Ethical Psychiatry and Psychology recognized Wendy Dolin with its “Humanitarian of the Year” award.
Tracey Kite, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker. She has worked for JCFS Chicago for over 25 years in many different roles, including as the Director of the Jewish Healing Network. She has extensive clinical experience in working with individuals and with groups.
JCFS Chicago, MISSD (The Medication-Induced Suicide Prevention and Education Foundation in Memory of Stewart Dolin) and No Shame on U are partnering to provide suicide prevention education and support in the Jewish community.