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Ursuline Senior Services and the Good Grief Center Merge
News and Updates
Are Grief and Depression the Same Thing?
Short answer: No. Grieving can be painful, but that does not mean that grief is an illness like major depression.
Support groups bring together people who share a similar challenge and provide an open and safe setting for members to share and learn from each other.
Grief and the Holidays: Managing an Often Difficult Time
Just as everyone's grief is unique, so is the way you work through the holidays. Acknowledging and accepting that there will be changes this year are positive first steps to making the upcoming season more manageable.
Taking Care of Yourself While Grieving
Remembering to take care of ourselves, a sometimes overwhelming request while in the throes of grief, will make a difficult journey more bearable.
Spring 2006 , inaugural issue
Peer Support - the Heart of GGC
Nothing is more important to us than listening. Our staff and volunteers are trained in bereavement support. But, beyond that, we've been through it ourselves. That's the core of peer support – getting support from others who have had similar experiences.