Kentucky Long-Term Survivor Of Suicide Retreat JUNE 25-26, 2022



Long-Term Survivors Retreat

JUNE 25-26, 2022

Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 9-12


This two-day retreat is open to Kentuckians that lost someone close to them to suicide more than 3 years ago.

Retreat participants will:

  • Create a timeline of loss and determine what’s next
  • Explore growth after loss and “planting a seed”
  • Craft a personal metaphor for the loss and life after that loss

Registration is free but space is limited.

The retreat will be led by several prominent suicidology experts, including:

  • Julie Cerel, Ph.D., professor in the UK College of Social Work, Director of the Suicide Prevention and Exposure Lab at the University of Kentucky, and past president of the American Association of Suicidology
  • Frank Campbell, Ph.D., of the National Suicidology Training Center (NSTC), past president of the American Association of Suicidology, and founder of Loss Teams
  • Melinda Moore, Ph.D., associate professor in the EKU Department of Psychology
  • John McIntosh, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology at Indiana University South Bend and past president of the American Association of Suicidology

Location: UK’s Gatton student center: room 330

Parking will be free at the Cornerstone garage:

409 South Limestone
Lexington, KY 40506

To get to the student center, see

Go to room 330 instead of the visitor center.

If you have questions, please contact the CE Office at