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March 10, 2020

Understanding Overdose Grief: Dr. Alan Wolfelt

professionals Workshop RegistrationJuly 30, 2020 – 9am – 3:30pmCommunity Loss RegistrationJuly 29, 2020 – 6pm-8PMWe’re excited to announce that we’ll be live broadcasting the Community Loss event on Wednesday, July 29th at 6:00 p.m.  If you’d like a reminder for the event, simply head to the event page and indicate your interested and you’ll receive  [ more ]

March 6, 2020

Meaningful Moments

Meaningful Moments is an auction – but it’s more than that. This is our fundraising event to connect our community in the Black Hills in more ways – through business and personal donations and business and personal auction bids. Whether you are just wanting to browse and bid online, or can attend the Meaningful Moments  [ more ]

March 6, 2020

Survivor Support Group & Class

Surviving After Suicide Monthly Support GroupThe Surviving After Suicide Support Group is held at the Helpline Center in an atmosphere that is warm, friendly, and nonjudgmental. Anyone who has lost a family member or friend is invited to attend. We are here to support you whether your loss is recent or even years ago. Feelings  [ more ]

March 6, 2020

The Critical Importance of Seeking Support

Learning from the Geese, with permission by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D., C.T.If there is ever a time in life when we need others to support and nurture us, it’s when someone we love dies through suicide. In many ways, “grief work” is the most difficult work we will ever do. And hard work is less  [ more ]

March 5, 2020

Reading for Healing

The following reviews are for two books that are among those available to borrow at no charge from the Helpline Center’s grief support library.  For more information, contact Jennie at or by calling (605) 274-1416.The Gift of Second: healing from the impact of suicideBrandy LidbeckOctober, 2016 by Gift PubFrom the publisher:Brandy Lidbeck is a  [ more ]

March 5, 2020

The Need to Tell Your Story

The Need to Tell Your Story, by Jennie Marks                                                                                         “A mourner is perforce a person with a story.The pity is how rarely it gets told.” – Christian McEwanThere is a difference between grief and mourning. Grief is all the natural feelings we feel and is a natural response we  [ more ]

January 24, 2020

Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative

Sioux 52 is a collaboration between the City of Sioux Falls, Helpline Center, the Downtown Rotary Club of Sioux Falls, Lawrence & Schiller as well as business leaders and mentoring organizations in the Sioux Falls region.Click on the link below to learn more about this exciting new initiative!Sioux 52 Website 

December 13, 2019

When Disaster Strikes

Our beautiful state was devastated this past year with disasters that left our neighbors recovering, rebuilding, and often reeling from the stress of it all. The Helpline Center is committed to providing critical support and connections to communities after a disaster. Our response happens by providing hope and support through our 211 Call Center and  [ more ]

December 11, 2019

Survivors of Suicide Attempts Support Group

The Helpline Center will soon begin offering a support group for suicide attempt survivors. The support group will provide a chance to meet others who have survived a suicide attempt, and an opportunity to learn skills that will help cope with suicidal thoughts and feelings in order to stay safe in the future.For more information,  [ more ]

November 27, 2019

Surviving After Suicide Support Class

The Helpline Center is pleased to offer this 10-week education and support class for survivors of suicide. Each class of the 10 weeks focuses on a unique aspect of survivor grief and is followed by a support session allowing members to share their stories. The supportive mourning process is guided by a guidebook and journal  [ more ]

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