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29

Aug'18

Dear Drugs: A Message From Kids on Overdose Awareness Day

We probably don’t need to tell you about the impact of the opioid epidemic, or the deep and painful impact …

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27

Aug'15

Overdose Awareness Day 2015

Pop quiz: Which of the three awareness days happening on August 31st will I be celebrating? a) Love Litigating Lawyers …

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19

Sep'14

Surviving the Grief of an Overdose Death

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21

Aug'14

Overdose Awareness Day 2014

According to their event website, “International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and …

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05

Apr'14

Overdose Awareness: 45 Celebrity Overdose Deaths

At work the other day I found myself in a conversation about drug overdoses and, as usual, I disturbed more …

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02

Sep'13

Putting Good into the World on Overdose Awareness Day

Saturday was International Overdose Awareness Day (I am sure you got that memo if you follow us on social media, …

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16

Aug'13

The Grief of an Overdose Death: Part 2

Prefer to listen to your grief support?  Listen to our ‘ Surviving the Grief of an Overdose Death’ podcast above. ———————————————————————————————————————————– …

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14

Aug'13

The Grief of an Overdose Death: Part 1

If you thought the avoidance around death and grief in our society was bad, it is nothing compared to the …

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28

Nov'18

Helping Your Friends Help You

Warning: today’s post is about something that will annoy at least half of you. Seriously. I know from experience. I …

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23

Aug'18

WYG Grief Resource Roundup [August 2018]

Well, I must say, it’s a beautiful day in Baltimore. Here on the East Coast, the temperature is cooling down, …

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02

Apr'18

64 Examples of Disenfranchised Grief

Disenfranchised grief is a term that was coined by one of our favorite grief researchers, Ken Doka, about twenty years …

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08

Dec'17

WYG Workshops: 2018 Calendar

September 2018   Grief Below the Poverty Line CEU EVENT Baltimore, Maryland September 12, 2018 9:00 am – 12:30 pm …

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14

Sep'17

When Death Moves In: grief after a death in the home

Before we get started, I just want to give a quick heads up about the content of this post. We’re …

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18

Oct'16

Talking to Kids About Death and Grief: 10 Comprehensive Tips

If you came here looking for a script for talking to your child about death and grief, I’m sorry, we …

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29

Aug'16

10 Helpful Tips for Talking with Children about the Drug-Related Death of a Loved One

Talking to kids about death can feel tricky and overwhelming.  Talking to them about a stigmatized and confusing death, like …

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26

Jul'16

Seeking Order In The Aftermath Of Loss

Eleanor wrote a pretty great post on shattered assumptions about the world after a death, and she described the following …

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31

May'16

Relief After A Death: the unspoken grief emotion

Whenever we ask people about the emotions of grief, whether it is here on the blog, in a workshop, a group, …

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17

May'16

Grieving a Suicide Death

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2013 there were 41,149 suicides in the United States.  This rate is …

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13

Jan'16

9 Reasons It Is Not Crazy To Grieve A Celebrity Death

Raise your hand if David Bowie’s death hit you harder than you expected.  Okay, I can’t see you; you can’t …

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11

Nov'15

A Simple Wish for Baltimore

On April 28, 2015 I was scheduled to speak at Grand Rounds at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.  I …

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02

Nov'15

Understanding Survivor Guilt

Guilt.  We have talked about it from a lot of different angles around here.  We have talked about the shoulda, …

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23

Sep'15

Grief and Forgiveness Part Two: 12 Tips for Self-Forgiveness

Remember when I wrote a post on grief and forgiveness and I promised I would follow it up with a second …

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01

Apr'15

Honoring and Remembering During Awareness Days, Weeks and Months

With only 12 months in a year, I am sure there are approximately 1,763 awareness months kicking off today (give …

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24

Mar'15

Grief and Forgiveness: Part One

I can’t remember when we first promised a post on grief and forgiveness and I couldn’t bring myself to look …

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17

Feb'15

Understanding Avoidance in Grief

Avoidance is an important concept for grievers to understand.  Some of you may remember we briefly touched on this subject when …

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20

Jan'15

Grief Support For Those Who Like to Listen: What’s Your Grief Podcast

Those who follow us on Facebook or who pay extra close attention to our sidebar (over to the right, silly) …

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16

Jan'15

Grief After Abortion: healing from unspoken loss

There are posts that we write here on WYG that travel like wildfire.  In the course of a day or …

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27

Oct'14

13 Questions with a WYG Reader: Roni and Ron

Litsa and I write on WYG about our personal grief experiences with regularity.  We talk about our grief so much that I’m …

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07

Oct'14

Celebrities Speaking Up About Grief vol 10: Mariska Hargitay, Edward Hirsch, Billy Bob Thornton, Liam Neeson

If you’ve been on our site more than a few times you probably know we love celebrities who talk about grief. …

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19

Sep'14

Dear Readers: Growth and Grief Resources

Dear Readers, I want to take a moment to write this quick and humble update. Quick because we’re talking about …

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14

Aug'14

Grief and Exercise: a guide for those who prefer the couch

As a mental health professional one is often in the tragic position of knowing exactly what one should do to take …

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08

Aug'14

Continuing Bonds: A Grief Journal Exercise

So, the plan was to post on forgiveness yesterday but, no surprise, forgiveness is a super complicated topic and I …

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31

Jul'14

Celebrities Speaking Up About Grief: Vol. 9

You may have thought we just abandoned our “Celebrities Speaking Up About Grief” series because it has been so long, …

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24

Jul'14

Guilt and Grief: coping with the shoulda, woulda, couldas

When my dad died I remember well the intense guilt I had in the months that followed.  Though his death …

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03

Jun'14

Making Grief Friends

Prefer to listen to your grief support?  Check out our podcast: All About Grief Friends —————————————————————————– 64 Things I Wish …

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11

Apr'14

The Media Overload Detox Diet

Let’s be honest, turning on the news these days is kind of a bummer.  From missing planes, to mudslides, to …

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07

Feb'14

Friday Favorites: February 7, 2014

Hello inter-friends.  I hope you had a good week…it’s pretty much over, so there’s that!  I have a few things …

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05

Feb'14

A ‘Driveway Moment’ for Grievers feat. David Sedaris

I had an NPR “driveway moment” on Sunday.  No surprise, I was listening to This American Life (you all know …

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30

Dec'13

64 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

Like many, I have a love/hate relationship with New Year’s resolutions.  On the one hand, they can be a great kick …

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04

Oct'13

Friday Favorites: October 4, 2013

It has been a long week, so I am not even going to try to craft a respectable intro.  It’s …

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13

Sep'13

Suicide Prevention Resources

Working in grief and mental health we see the complexity of suicide: the need for prevention and mental health treatment, …

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26

Jul'13

Types of Grief: Yes, there’s more than one

If you prefer to listen to your grief support, check out the above podcast where we discuss 10 types of …

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19

Jul'13

Rando’s Six R Processes of Mourning

If you follow along here regularly you know we have been featuring different grief theories every few weeks.  Wait, don’t …

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08

Jul'13

Disen-whaaaat?? Understanding Disenfranchised Grief

Disenfranchised grief: you may have heard this term thrown around and wondered what it is all about. We pride ourselves …

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24

Jun'13

Worden’s Four Tasks of Mourning

We try to keep a good mix here on WYG of concrete, creative, practical, and outside-the-box thinking about grief.  We …

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03

Jun'13

Therapeutic Approaches: You mean they’re not all the same?

We’re trying to demystify the therapeutic approach here at ‘What’s Your Grief’.  We’ve had one installment of our series on grief …

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01

May'13

Speaking Up About Grief, Vol 3

In recent months on WYG we have made a habit of highlighting celebrities who talk about grief and loss.  Why?  Because in …

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22

Apr'13

The Media Overload Detox Diet

This has been a devastating week for our country.  Between the deaths and injuries in Boston and Texas, we are reminded again …

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17

Mar'13

Weekend Edition: March 17, 2013

It is Sunday – time for our weekly review of cool, interesting, or useful grief stuff found around the web that …

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18

Feb'13

Grief and Buddhism: comfort in impermanence

My dad died when I was in college.  It was shortly after that I took my first class in Eastern Philosophy.  …

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18

Jan'13

What Not To Say part II: Guilt and Grief

We posted a couple weeks ago about what not to say to someone grieving.  In case you missed it, our …

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