Our groups are targeted to the type of loss you’ve suffered and how recently you experienced your loss.
Finding Your Way Through the Wilderness of Grief
Suicide Loss – Loss of Child
Substance Loss – Loss of Child
Sudden Loss – Loss of Spouse
When you are new to your loss, the emotions and grief may feel overwhelming. You may wonder if what you are experiencing is normal. You may feel as if you are living in a surreal world with no idea of what to expect next. You have a desire to sort through the chaos and confusion that comes with a sudden loss. Our “Finding Your Way Through the Wilderness of Grief” groups will help you understand the grieving process, acknowledge the realities of your loss, understanding and accepting your pain, and remembering your love one. This group will help you shift from being in shock, denial, chaos, and confusion to a place where you can begin to feel that hope is possible.
If you have lost someone you love to suicide you are most likely experiencing the complicated grief that surrounds this loss. We experience feelings of shame, stigma, guilt, anger, blame, shock, and isolation – these are all common feelings, yet they are so difficult to understand.
You will be part of a small group that includes other suicide loss survivors who are working through a complicated set of emotions. Our groups provide a safe, intimate place to talk about your feelings of loss and to remember the one who passed.
If you have lost someone you love to alcohol or drugs, you are most likely experiencing the complicated grief that surrounds losing someone to substance abuse. Feelings of shame, stigma, guilt, anger, blame, shock, and isolation are all common feelings, yet they are so difficult to understand. You will be part of a small group that includes other substance loss survivors who are working through a complicated set of emotions. Our groups provide a safe, intimate place to talk about your feelings of loss and to remember the one who passed.
Sudden loss of a loved one is shocking and hard to process. If you have suddenly lost your spouse you are most likely experiencing complicated grief. This might cause you to feel extremely alone, disoriented, guilty, and overwhelmed. Our group is open to spouses who have experienced the traumatic and premature loss of their spouse. Sudden loss can mean anything from suicide, substance abuse, accident, homicide or illness. We kindly invite you to join our group. We may work through a complicated set of emotions in a supportive and comfortable environment. Our groups provide a safe, intimate place to talk about your feelings of loss and to remember the one who passed.
The Journey Through Grief: Support Group for Newly Bereaved Parents
Suicide and Substance Abuse Loss – Loss of Child
This group is open to newly bereaved parents who lost a child to suicide or substance abuse loss. We would like to express our deepest condolences to you and your loved ones after the loss of your child. When you’re newly bereaved, suddenly you find yourself on an emotional roller-coaster where you have no idea what to expect next. This group designed for both men and women focuses on the Six Needs of Mourning developed by Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Founder of the Center for Loss in Ft. Collins, CO. It is also focused on supporting parents who have lost a child to suicide, substance, or other forms of self-harm where the layers of grief are quite complex.
Transforming Your Grief: Support Group for Mothers Who Have Lost a Child To Suicide or Substance Abuse
If you are a woman who is ready to rise from the ashes of a traumatic loss wiser, stronger, and more resilient, we invite you join this “workshop-like” support group. This group is developed by accredited life coaches to help you establish new priorities in life, write the next chapters of your life, and find meaning in your trauma.
This group will focus on:
- Varieties of growth
- Recognizing your strengths
- Finding meaning and purpose
- Writing your new life story