Survivors of Suicide Share Love and Heal

Published in Stony Plain Reporter/Spruce Grove Examiner, Friday, September 4, 2015.  By the time Jacqueline was 19 years old, she had lost both her parents to suicide. It was 1979, she was living in Saskatoon and life was lonely. Jacqueline buried her feelings of abandonment and rejection deep inside herself. […]

A Community of Healing and Support

Every year in Canada approximately 4000 people die by suicide. For each one of those deaths, on average 6 people are tragically and traumatically affected for life. These people are often called Survivors of Suicide Loss. The grieving process for these Survivors of Suicide Loss is complicated and confusing. It […]

RRFL in the News

Rotary Run for Life in Stony Plain continues to help many By Karen Haynes, Spruce Grove Examiner/Stony Plain Reporter Friday, July 25, 2014 3:02:39 MDT PM Family members and citizens from the tri-area community show up every year to lend moral support to those involved in the Rotary Run for […]

Breaking the Myth of Seasonal Suicide Rates

In Alberta, winters are hard. They are cold, dark and long. And yet, winter is NOT the season with the highest suicide rate as many people believe. The truth is that more suicides occur in the spring than in any other season. In fact, suicide rates can be as much […]

Surviving Grief

Jane Fonda, Sir Winston Churchill, Robert Frost – other than being famous, what do all these people have in common? They have all lost someone very close to them to a death by suicide – children, spouses or parents. They are all survivors of suicide. Saturday, November 23, marks the […]