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WAVES - After Suicide Education Programme

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support


Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Access to this service can come via any source including self-referral or referral from a GP or community agency.

Please contact us for more information or to register by emailing or calling (07) 578 4480.


WAVES is an 8-week grief informative support group for adults 17+.   It supports members to: 

  • Meet and share with others who are also experiencing the impact of suicide.
  • Process and manage thoughts and feelings around what has happened.
  • Find meaning in their experiences.
  • Discuss the nature of suicide.
  • Gain information and strategies about how to care for themselves and others after a suicide, including children and young people.
  • Adjust to living with loss and move forwards.

This programme is interactive and supportive and will be delivered in a friendly and safe way.

Contact Details

147 Chadwick Road
Tauranga 3112

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Street Address

147 Chadwick Road
Tauranga 3112

Postal Address

PO Box 3186
Tauranga 3142

This page was last updated at 12:42PM on August 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Grief Support Services Inc..