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5 Ways to Fight Suicidal Thoughts

5 Ways to Fight Suicidal Thoughts | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it

The world lost two incredibly talented and accomplished people to suicide last week, designer Kate Spade and traveling chef/TV host Anthony Bourdain. It’s a sad story that keeps playing out; successful, yet anguished artists who en
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Great article emphasizing ways to fight suicidal thoughts

 

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SUICIDE AND DESPAIR

SUICIDE AND DESPAIR | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Clinical psychologist Joel Dvoskin breaks down some misconceptions around suicide.
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Suicide and Despair

 

 

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Summertime Sadness: 14 Wise Quotes About Grief

Summertime Sadness: 14 Wise Quotes About Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
These quotes contain insights that illuminate the dark intricacies of grief and all that it entails. Look to them in your darkest hours.
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Summertime Sadness: 14 Wise Quotes About Grief

 

 

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Depression Is Killing Gay Men

Depression Is Killing Gay Men | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Depression is the big gray elephant in the room. Acceptance, a couple of questions, and antidepressants can literally be lifesaving.
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Depression Is Killing Gay Men

 

Good article on depression and suicide in the gay community

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The Summer of PERMA: a wyg coping challenge

The Summer of PERMA: a wyg coping challenge | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
WELCOME TO THE SUMMER OF PERMA!!!! Are you ready? Are you excited? Hmm . . . I’m guessing no.  I’m …
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The Summer of PERMA: a wyg coping challenge

 

 

Good challenge for grievers this Summer

 

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Hospice care: The necessary conversation | Church Bulletins | dailyprogress.com

Hospice care: The necessary conversation | Church Bulletins | dailyprogress.com | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Although some terminally ill patients choose to receive hospice care only in the last week or so of their lives, Dr. Angela R. Stiltner wants the public to know one
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Hospice care: The necessary conversation | Church Bulletins | dailyprogress.com

 

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Acceptability, feasibility and outcome of a screening programme for complicated grief in integrated primary and behavioural health care clinics | Family Practice | Oxford Academic

Acceptability, feasibility and outcome of a screening programme for complicated grief in integrated primary and behavioural health care clinics | Family Practice | Oxford Academic | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
AbstractBackground. Complicated grief, a syndrome of persistent grief diagnosed >6 months following the loss of someone close is expected to be included in
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Study Shows Strong Surge in Major Depression Diagnoses | Managed Healthcare Executive

Study Shows Strong Surge in Major Depression Diagnoses | Managed Healthcare Executive | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Major depression diagnoses have risen, according to a study of medical claims by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Find out which populations suffer the most.
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Study Shows Strong Surge in Major Depression Diagnoses | Managed Healthcare Executive

 

Good article reporting a strong surge in depression cases

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Questions about grief: should you fall apart, or hold it together? | Lea Waters | Life and style | The Guardian

Questions about grief: should you fall apart, or hold it together? | Lea Waters | Life and style | The Guardian | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Since my sister’s suicide I have gone on – for her son, for my kids, for me. The sadness will stay but I am bigger than my grief
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Questions about grief: should you fall apart, or hold it together? | Lea Waters | Life and style | The Guardian

 

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The Need for Self-Compassion in Grief

The Need for Self-Compassion in Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Imagine you’re talking to a close friend who is grieving and she tells you she’s frustrated because she doesn’t think …
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The Need for Self-Compassion in Grief

 

Taking care of oneself in grief is important to overall mental and physical health

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Generations of Stories Carry Us Through Grief

Generations of Stories Carry Us Through Grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Ronen Shacham’s sudden death a year ago is a reminder of life’s difficulties and how faith gives us resilience.
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Why We Need to Take Pet Loss Seriously

Why We Need to Take Pet Loss Seriously | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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Opinion: Suicide by a loved one is a different type of grief

Opinion: Suicide by a loved one is a different type of grief | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Surviving someone who died by suicide is a horrible club. Many of us are members.
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Opinion: Suicide by a loved one is a different type of grief

 

 

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Butterfly release provides fellowship for grieving parents

Butterfly release provides fellowship for grieving parents | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Northwest Community Hospital's annual butterfly release event helps parents of babies who were stillborn, miscarried or didn't survive a premature birth cope with the loss of these children.
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Butterfly release provides fellowship for grieving parents

 

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How to deal with the grief of losing a spouse

How to deal with the grief of losing a spouse | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Never underestimate your loss. Clinical therapist Lori Shifrin shares tips on supporting a bereaved spouse and how they can cope.
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How to deal with the grief of losing a spouse

 

Good article on the experience of grieving the loss of a spouse

 

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Grief Is A Struggle For Those Who Develop Dementia Early In Life

Grief Is A Struggle For Those Who Develop Dementia Early In Life | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Research by a University of Wisconsin-La Crosse professor suggests those with young-onset dementia struggle to cope with grief related to the illness.
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Grief Is A Struggle For Those Who Develop Dementia Early In Life

 

 

Good article on Grief Counseling and dealing with dementia and the grief that comes with it

 

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When Grief Becomes a Muscle Memory - The New York Times

When Grief Becomes a Muscle Memory - The New York Times | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Losing one husband doesn’t offer instruction in how to weather the pain of losing another.
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When Grief Becomes a Muscle Memory - The New York Times

 

Good short article on grief and remembering one's loss

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Paw Prints: Grieving process can bring you relief from pet's death | Valley Life | tribstar.com

Paw Prints: Grieving process can bring you relief from pet's death | Valley Life | tribstar.com | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Most people love their pets enough to consider them members of the family. Pets provide companionship, emotional support and unconditional love. When a beloved pet dies, it’s natural to feel
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Paw Prints: Grieving process can bring you relief from pet's death | Valley Life | tribstar.com

 

 

Good article on pet loss grieving

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When Does Grief End?

When Does Grief End? | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
I know my life will never be the same again. I will not ever be well or free of chemo and treatments and shots and blood counts and bone marrow biopsies. I have slowly become used to my new way of life.
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When Does Grief End?

 

 

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Grieving the loss of a pet

Grieving the loss of a pet | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
WFMZ's Bo Koltnow shares what it's like through the experiences of others, and through his own loss.
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Everything You Need to Know about Thanatophobia- The Fear of Death

Everything You Need to Know about Thanatophobia- The Fear of Death | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
Death anxiety is not a distinct disorder but might be connected to problems of anxiety and depression such as: Panic disorders Panic attacks Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD Hypochondriasis Thanatophobia is quite different from necrophobia, which refers to a general fear of the dead or dying things, or anything that is linked with death. In this …
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Everything You Need to Know about Thanatophobia- The Fear of Death

 

 

 

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Irish schoolgirl (12) creates garden at Bloom to help guide people through bereavement

Irish schoolgirl (12) creates garden at Bloom to help guide people through bereavement | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
When 12-year-old Aliçia Kavanagh experienced loss, she wasn't sure how she should feel. After the passing of her Nana, she was uncertain whether to feel sad or to believe that the perso
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Irish schoolgirl (12) creates garden at Bloom to help guide people through bereavement

 

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Ashland boy gains skills to process grief through Hospice of North Central Ohio’s counseling, summer camp | Life & Culture News | richlandsource.com

Ashland boy gains skills to process grief through Hospice of North Central Ohio’s counseling, summer camp | Life & Culture News | richlandsource.com | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it
ASHLAND -- A few years ago, Atticus Zickefoose’s grandfather passed unexpectedly. Atticus was only 9 years old, but he began experiencing panic attacks and anxiety following his grandfather’s death.
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Views sought on new Children and Family Bereavement Service

Views sought on new Children and Family Bereavement Service | Grief & Bereavement Counseling | Scoop.it

Leeds people who have experienced childhood bereavement are being invited to share their thoughts and advice on a brand new Children and Families Bereavement Support Service for the city. Leeds City Council has recently announced funding to launch a new service which will offer a central point of contact for parents and carers of children …

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