SENATE MEMORIAL 28
52nd legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2015
Mary Kay Papen
DECLARING FEBRUARY 2, 2015 "SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE DAY" AT THE SENATE.
WHEREAS, survivors of suicide is a nonprofit volunteer support group that serves the needs of people suffering the loss of a loved one by suicide; and
WHEREAS, survivors of suicide holds four meetings a month throughout the Albuquerque area that are free and open to all and that include presentations and discussions relevant to survivors of suicide; and
WHEREAS, survivors of suicide meetings are attended by both recent and long-time survivors, who benefit from the sharing of experiences and approaches to the loss through suicide; and
WHEREAS, meetings are also frequently attended by mental health professionals who offer various perspectives on unexpected death, grief and bereavement, guilt, responsibility and mourning; and
WHEREAS, survivors of suicide volunteers are dedicated to providing information and support to assist in the grieving and healing process;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO that February 2, 2015 be declared "Survivors of Suicide Day" at the senate; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this memorial be transmitted to survivors of suicide.
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