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 TraceyKite@jcfs.org for the Zoom link and to ensure your ability to access the event.
Co-led by experienced clinicians Tracey Lipsig Kite, 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.
Tracey Lipsig Kite, LCSW, has been a social worker at JCFS Chicago for twenty-five years. Tracey has served the community on a variety of roles, including therapist, supervisor, Healthcare Guide, and founder and Director of Jewish Healing Network of Chicago. Ms. Kite’s passion is the development and support of healthy people, families, and communities.
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.