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 Laurie Garber-Amram for the Zoom link and to ensure your ability to access the event.
Co-led by experienced clinicians Laurie Garber-Amram, LCSW and Wendy Dolin, LCSW, a survivor of suicide loss.
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.
Laurie Garber-Amram, LCSW, is a Grief and Mental Health Specialist. She has been a social worker at JCFS Chicago and in private practice for thirty years. She has provided individual and couples therapy and taught community programs on a range of topics. Laurie is also a Jewish Mindfulness Instructor, certified through the Institute for Jewish Spirituality.
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 with support from JUF’s Breakthrough Fund.