Grief support

Whether the loss of a loved one is expected or sudden, we often experience emotional reactions that can be tough to grapple with.

Grief can be defined as deep, sometimes prolonged sadness following a loss. We may experience grief as the result of any number of life experiences, ranging from the loss of a job to the death of someone we hold dear.

When coping with grief after a death, it is important to understand what to expect as well as where to turn for information, help and comfort. We hope the following information will be helpful this pursuit.

Grief Support

A quick guide of some good things to say to a grieving friend and what you might want to avoid.
Just as no two people experience the exact same symptoms of grief, a successful healing process after a loss is unique to each individual. Here are some ideas for being proactive during your grieving process.
How we talk with a child about death depends on many things, but it is essential that we provide them with simple and direct information and be open to their questions.

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