The American Psychiatric Association recently recognized prolonged grief as a mental health disorder — a controversial decision, even among psychologists. CBC’s Christine Birak explores the debate and why some say the diagnosis will help people, and others say it medicalizes normal human emotions.
Telling our stories of loss helps with healing. Listen to author Nancy Saltzman from her talk with Good Grief! on Resiliency: Adapting, Moving Forward and Recovering after Loss.
Good Grief! had the privilege of hosting Andrea Warnick for a webinar called Kids Grieve Too! If you’ve ever wondered how to connect with a grieving child, listen to this clip from the webinar.
If you noticed you are distracting yourself or avoiding your feelings at this time of year, listen to this tip from Lesley Suchter, Registered Social Worker. She recommends “leaning into our feelings” and gives tips on how to do that. If you have lost a parent or caregiver, take time to make space for the …
Learn the number one thing to talk about with a bereaved person and also how to respond, as a griever, to comments we wish we never heard.