LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The number of suicide deaths in the U.S. has climbed to more than 47,000 every year.
It is estimated that each person who dies by suicide leaves behind at least 6 people who struggle to deal with that loss.
Contact Lubbock, Inc. is organizing a support group for those survivors.
The South Plains Suicide Loss Support Group will meet monthly.
The first meeting is Wednesday, April 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers at 82nd and Iola. Anyone who would like to attend is free to come and go.
For more information, call (806) 765-8393 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org