International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day commemorated by Survivors Panel

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To commemorate International Survivors of Suicide Loss day, diverse professionals and survivors will hold a virtual panel about the experiences of loss by suicide on Saturday, November 21. 

(NB Anti-Tobacco Coalition/Website)

Survivors panel 

The virtual event is being hosted by The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick and the Saint John Suicide Prevention Committee, who will present a panel of diverse professionals, survivors, and loved ones. 

This panel aims to “help its viewers find comfort and understanding through a community of hope and healing”. 

The panel will be held from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

To attend the webinar, attendees are required to register here


(Saint John Suicide Prevention Committee/Facebook)

The speakers invited to this panel are as follows: 

  • Megan Wood, a community psychiatric nurse 
  • Stephanie Fowlow, a clinical therapist 
  • Pam Pastirik, a registered nurse 
  • Cathy Boudreau, a social worker 
  • Jaclyn McColgan, a survivor 

Contact information 

Any questions about the panel can be emailed to Brandi Downey at