October 2014

Tips for Bereaved College Students

​According to Dr. David Balk, Ph.D, author of “Helping the Bereaved College Student,” at any time at least 22 to 30 percent of college students are in the first year of grieving the death of a family member. Developmentally, most college students do not have all the coping mechanisms to manage the loss. For some, it could be their first experience with death.

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October 27 2014

When Illness Prevails, Time Can Be a Gift

All of us will experience the death of a loved one at some point in our lives. Perhaps it will be the expected death of an elderly, ailing relative or maybe it will be the sudden and unexpected demise of a young motorcyclist.  Another more common scenario is that the one you love becomes seriously ill and although you know he or she is dying, when it happens it comes as a great shock. You are overwhelmed by powerful emotions and it feels like a sudden death.
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October 13 2014

Categories: Grief and Loss Diane Snyder-Cowan 

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