SILENCE fell upon the Reflective Gardens at Vansittart Park last week as those affected by the impacts of suicide gathered together for International Suicide Survivors Day.
A small group attended the event on Thursday night, uniting survivors of suicide loss and providing an opportunity to remember their loved ones and offer support.
StandBy Support After Suicide coordinator Tracey Wanganeen read a poem, while response team member Linda Kuchel provided tips on how to cope with grief and loss.
Following the short service, attendees were encouraged to take a candle in remembrance of their loved ones.
Ms Wanganeen said