Grief Information & Support

This page will provide you with information helpful in your grieving process. You can also view resources that may be able to help you further.

  1. Allow Yourself to Mourn
  2. Realize Your Grief is Unique
  3. Talk About Your Grief
  4. Expect to Feel a Multitude of Emotions
  5. Allow for Numbness
  6. Be Tolerant of Your Limits

Someone you love has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death and the person who has died. It is an essential part of healing. You are beginning a journey that is often frightening, painful, overwhelming and sometimes lonely.

  1. Develop a Support System
  2. Make Use of Ritual
  3. Embrace Your Spirituality
  4. Allow a Search for Meaning
  5. Treasure Your Memories
  6. Move Toward Your Grief & Heal

Reaching out to others and accepting support is often difficult, particularly when you hurt so much. But the most compassionate self-action you can do during this difficult time is to find a support system of caring friends and relatives who will provide the understanding you need. Find those people who encourage you to be yourself and acknowledge your feelings - both happy and sad.