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Helping Grief Make Sense.

At Grief Stories, we believe passionately that sharing stories fosters connection, helping people cope with grief. Our professionally created videos invite you into the stories of real people and health professionals sharing stories of coping with loss and insights about grief. All content is vetted by health care experts.

Video

Lynda – “Guilt during a time of crisis”

Lynda – “Guilt during a time of crisis”

Lynda discusses how to deal with guilt.

Cheryl and Mike – “Time”

Cheryl and Mike – “Time”

Cheryl and Mike talk about time and their journeys. They continue to grieve the death their daughter in a car accident.

Maureen – “Your experience of loss is unique”

Maureen – “Your experience of loss is unique”

Maureen explains how your experience of grief is your own.

Podcasts

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Death of a parent – Sam’s Story

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Death of a parent – Rebecca’s Story

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Death of a child – Charlotte’s Story

Blog

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Guilt and Remorse in Grief Work

Guest post by Sharron Spencer, SSW-G, RSSW Sharron Spencer is a Registered Social Service Worker working in the field of Mental Health & Addictions since 2014, as a second career. Sharron currently works as the Grief & Bereavement Coordinator at Hospice Georgina. She trained in the Child & Youth Grief and Bereavement Certificate program with Sick…

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When Death is a Natural Part of Your Workplace

Post by Maureen Pollard, MSW, RSW When Death is a Natural Part of Your Workplace Staff and volunteers in hospice, long-term care facilities and hospitals know that death is a part of life. You typically witness death on a regular basis as part of your job. As a result, there are some important steps you can take…

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Ways to Mourn During the Pandemic

Post by Maureen Pollard, MSW, RSW Ways to Mourn During the Pandemic The restrictions related to the global pandemic are intended to slow the spread of covid-19. Physical distancing, the declaration of a state of emergency and rules to prevent gathering in groups also impacts our usual ways of coming together in bereavement. It is customary for…