Simcoe County Suicide Awareness Council

Site: Orillia

Service: Survivors of Suicide Support Programme

Location, Telephone & Internet
Site Location Soldiers Memorial Hospital.....enter Eleanor Johnson Wing
Located In Community Orillia
Address Meeting Location - Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital - enter Eleanor Johnson Wing
169 Mississaga St W
Orillia, ON
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Intersection Mississaga St and Dunlop St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Bernadette Copeland; Phone: (Residence) 705-326-9941; Email:
Alternate Contact Cathy Cleary; Phone: (Residence) 705-345-3878
Mailing Address 441 Barrie Rd, Unit 54 
Orillia, ON L3V 6T9
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
Support group is being held virtually, call Bernadette at 705-326-9941 for information about upcoming sessions 
Regular Service 
Peer support group for persons experiencing the death of a loved one through suicide - A.F.T.E.R.S (About Family& Friends Talking About Experiences & Reaction to Suicide) 
  • 10 week sessions facilitated by trained volunteers 
  • weekly topics covered include informal conversations and a sharing of experiences in a safe environment
Hours 2 hours once a week for 10 weeks, call for more dates and information
Dates Spring
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility People who have experienced the death of a loved one through suicide
Application Call for dates and times
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Established 1991
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Print Material Pamphlet: Survivors of Suicide Support Program

Agency Overview