October 2011
Mercy to offer Impact of Grief series

Bereavement is one of life’s greatest stressors. A six-week class and support group to help those struggling to cope with the illness or death of a loved one will be offered at Mercy Hospital beginning in October.


Led by certified grief counselors, the Impact of Grief series will focus on various topics, offering support and resource information to those who have experienced a loss. The class will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. at Mercy on the following Thursdays:

  • Oct. 13 - Response to Grief
  • Oct. 20 - Pathways to Self Care
  • Oct. 27 - Emotions and Feelings
  • Nov. 3  - Memories and Unfinished Business
  • Nov. 10 - Rituals for Healing
  • Nov. 17 - Celebration


Interested people may choose to attend selected sessions or the entire series. There is no charge for the program.


For more information, call Carol, trained grief facilitator, at 218-485-5508.


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