Supporting Others

Lisa -Advice to grievers

Lisa explains her thoughts about how to help someone in grief

Lisa – How to support someone in grief

Lisa shares what was helpful from other people when she was grieving

What I know about grief

The following are some things I know to be true about grief for me, based on my lived experience. Some of them may resonate with you as well. Grief is unique to the people experiencing it in each moment, so please take whatever makes sense to you from this share and leave whatever doesn’t.

Collective Grief

When the death of a person affects many members in a community, city, country, or across the world, people will experience collective grief.

These are some things that can help people through the experience of collective grief across a community.

When Death Comes Suddenly

When someone dies suddenly we often struggle with grief that is raw, unpredictable and powerful.

Helping Others Help You Through Grief

Post by Maureen Pollard, MSW, RSW When you’ve experienced the death of a loved one, one of the most difficult things you will go through is trying to find out what helps you adjust to the loss. This can be compounded when others around you don’t understand what you’re going through, and don’t know how…

Jean – Be good to yourself

Jean shares about support and not being hard on yourself

Jean – Grief resources and self care

Jean talks about resources that help in processing grief and self care

Zoreena – Ask for help

Zoreena explains how important it is to ask for help

Zoreena – Support systems

Zoreena explains the importance of support systems

Andrea – Loneliness and support

Andrea talks about how tough it is to be alone and how her friends and family have come through for her

Michele – Covid and virtual support

MIchele discuss support and how COVID has affected our grief in so many waysort