Craig – My Cumulative Grief

Craig shares his story of experiencing a series of significant losses over the course of two years. He talks about the shock, grief, and uncertainty he felt during this time, and how he coped with the accumulation of loss.Craig’s story is a reminder that grief is a normal and natural response to loss, but it can be overwhelming when it comes in waves. If you are experiencing grief, it is important to reach out for support from friends, family, or a therapist. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, and everyone experiences it differently. The important thing is to be patient with yourself and to allow yourself to feel your emotions.

Jacqueline – Advice to Younger Self

Jacqueline talks about seeking help and being kind to yourself

Lynda – “Same storm different boat”

Lynda discusses how grief is universal yet unique to everyone

Zoreena – Burnout and counseling

Zoreena talks about her father’s decline in a nursing home during COVID

Kristal – Professional Experience and Work

Kristal discusses being a peer support woker, working on a one on one level with community members to help them with their goals related to substance abuse. She supports those in the community dealing with loss and grief. She speaks to everyone’s experience with loss and grief being very individual.

Amber – Grieving at the age of 17

Amber disucss what it’s like to be a teen when a parent dies

Sam – Men in grief

Sam who lost his father, uncle and cousin talks about men and grief

Lynda – ‘Pandemic and triggers”

Lynda discusses how hard it is during the pandemic to avoid triggers

Susan – “Living life”

Susan discuss what it means to live life well.

Krista – “Crying”

Krista talks about how crying helps her. Krista continues to grieve the death of her son from opioid overdose.

Maria – “Exhale meditation”

Maria guides an exhale meditation.

Cheryl – “My story” short version

Cheryl talks about her daughter’s organ donations.