Kim Kelly MEd, BSW, RSW
Kim is a proud registered social worker in Newfoundland and Labrador, and a suicide postvention consultant. She is a 3-time alumni of Memorial University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Work, and a Master of Education (Post-Secondary). Since losing her brother Brendan to suicide, she has supported survivors of suicide loss; and addressed the topic of suicide postvention as a panel member, presenter and guest on local media, forums, and conferences. Kim co-created postvention supports including the annual Vigil to Remember Those Who Died by Suicide and the Noel J Brown Day of Hope and Healing for survivors of suicide loss. In 2011, Kim received the Excellence in Leadership Award from ASIST NL for her contribution to the healing of those affected by suicide in Newfoundland & Labrador. Kim is also a proud member of the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers’ Promotion of the Profession Committee.