Tag Archives: Suicide

Expanded Holiday Hours at the Bookstore That Supports The Grief Warrior Project

Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps is the antiques shop & used bookstore that John and I started two years before he suicided.  It was a dream of his, to have a little shop where he could research cool items, read … Continue reading

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Planning Meeting for Suicide Prevention Drop-In Center, Nov 5

A reminder that a planning meeting to develop a suicide prevention drop-in center is scheduled for tomorrow (Monday, November 5) from 5:30-7:30 at Heritage Collectibles, where The Grief Warrior Project support group meets. Enter 9 Park Street, Lewiston into your … Continue reading

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Yes, I’d Do It Again

I just read the saddest but one of the most beautiful expressions of love I’ve ever seen.  I don’t have permission to post it here so will offer a quick summary: At barely 21 years old, this young soul’s husband … Continue reading

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Creating a Drop-In Center… Can You Help?

Do you have time to… a) Attend a planning meeting on Monday, November 5th at 5:30, to help turn The Grief Warrior Project drop-in center into a reality – and/or – b) Attend regular meetings after that – and/or – … Continue reading

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No Joking Matter

I just noticed a Facebook friend – someone I know in real life, who is a kind, compassionate, caring person – who was complaining about a number of legitimately painful bodily aches and insults. But this person had to end … Continue reading

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Recent Articles Reposted on Our Facebook Group

The more we can learn about suicide and the factors that lead to attempts and completions, the more likely we will be to save lives – lives such as that of the most important man in the world to me, … Continue reading

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Our Support Groups

Survivors of Suicide Support Group:  Tuesday evenings, 6:00-7:30pm Suicidal Thoughts Support Group: Saturday evenings, 6:00-7:30 pm The coffee pot is always on.  The atmosphere is low key, comfortable and confidential. Whether you share or not, is your choice, but it … Continue reading

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A Message to Members of Our Grief Support MeetUp Group

The following is the email I sent out to the nearly 50 members of our MeetUp group this morning… it seemed appropriate to repost here. Hello to everyone, I hope you’re doing okay…. some days, “okay” is the best we … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary – I Love You

Today is our 10th wedding anniversary.  I have to celebrate it alone, though. My great big strong brilliant talented wonderful husband killed himself almost two years ago. So instead of laughing and loving and toasting more years to come, I … Continue reading

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The Lifeboat Room – A Safe Haven

Our new support group room, located at Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps, is almost finished!  There’s still more I want to do with it, but the space is completely usable now…. and it’s looking better all the time.   The atmosphere … Continue reading

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