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I Did Not Kill My Husband

When you connect with a lot of grief accounts on Instagram, patterns emerge. A lot of similar account names -…
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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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questions with a what's your grief reader

13 Questions with a WYG Reader: Roni and Ron

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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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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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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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The Grief of an Overdose Death: Part 2

We recently talked about the unique challenges of grieving an overdose death.  If you missed it, check it out before diving…
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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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