Sunday, April 26, 2020

Understanding & Managing Grief, April 19 - April 25, 2020

Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream this week:

Honored that Grief Healing is named Best Monitored Discussion Group: "They report that their discussion groups are closely monitored and moderated by the owner to ensure quality, safety, and security." The 7 Best Online Grief Support Groups of 2020 « VeryWellMind

The world is grieving an astonishing amount of loss, and most of us are doing it alone. Losing Touch - Struggling with Grief in the Era of Social Distancing « SevenPonds Blog

Covid-19 is forcing people to confront death while simultaneously upending all the usual ways we process loss. The lonely reality of Zoom funerals « MIT Technology Review

Needless to say, the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 is a challenging time for everyone. But if someone you love has died, it is likely that the current social distancing orders and travel restrictions are making funeral planning especially difficult for your family. Funerals in the Time of Coronavirus « Center for Loss and Life Transition

Alongside the physical pandemic, the novel coronavirus is causing a pandemic of grief. That’s what we’re all feeling right now—grief. It’s important to recognize that. Coronavirus and the Six Needs of Mourning « Center for Loss and Life Transition

Grief is always isolating. And if you have a friend or family member who has lost a loved one during this time, they are probably feeling that even more deeply. Supporting someone grieving is always hard. And if you have a friend or family member who has lost a loved one during this time, you are probably feeling even more at a loss as to how to support them. How To Support Someone Grieving When You Can't Be With Them « What's Your Grief?

"In two more weeks it will have been two years since my son lost his life in a horrible accident. I have been waking in these early hours with nightmares -- my son is all broken and I cannot fix him -- my throat is dry from screaming and the sweat is cold -- I am not sure I can keep doing this anymore." In Grief: Dreading The Second Anniversary of A Child’s Death « Grief Healing

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