In our meetings, we share our struggles with grief after a suicide death. We share our frustrations and questions.  We take this journey together as we help each other cope.   Our meetings are peer support, not therapy sessions.  

monthly webinars


March 10, 2020 @ 7pm - 8pm PST

Guest speaker: Friends for Survival Board President Kelly Holmstrom. 

May 12, 2012 - Kelly's husband Travis took his own life. Kelly will share her story of resilience, raising her two young children as a single parent, and the grief work that she continues to do. 


April 14, 2020 @ 7pm - 8pm PST

Guest speaker: Brandy Lidbeck, author of "The Gift of Second. "

view past webinars

Jan 08 2020


Friends for Survival Exec Director Marilyn Koenig (on the right) interviews Ronnie Walker, founder and Exec Director of Alliance of Hope.

Feb 11 2020


Friends for Survival Board Member Susan Reynolds will be interviewing Exec Director Marilyn Koenig.  

March 12 2020


 Guest speaker: Kelly Holmstrom, Board President of Friends for Survival.

April 14 2020


 Our special guest will be Brandy Lidbeck, author of "The Gift of Second.

May 12 2020


 Topic coming soon.

Northern California Support Group Meetings

Our meetings are free and you are invited to attend for as long as you need.  All locations are drop-in meetings.   No RSVP required.

Please contact our office at  916-392-0664 for specific meeting times and locations.  Our monthly newsletter also lists our monthly meeting information.   

Cameron Park,  second Tuesday 

Carmichael,  third Tuesday 

Chico,   second Monday 

Elk Grove,  second Wednesday 

Modesto, third Monday 

Rohnert Park, third Wednesday

Roseville/Rocklin,  third Thursday 

Yuba City,  fourth Tuesday 


Contact us and we can help you find a meeting in your area, regardless of where you live.