The first of an eight-week series of grief support group meetings will be held on Tuesday, March 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. According to Ruth Montgomery, LISW-S, bereavement coordinator, the goals of this support group are to provide educational information about grief and loss, assist group members in developing coping and adapting skills and to offer emotional support.
Topics to be covered in the weekly sessions include: Understanding the grief experience, handling the difficult emotions of grief, managing the stress of change, preparing for holidays and special occasions and finding meaning after loss.
Meetings will be held at 1081 Fairington Drive in Sidney. This location is handicapped accessible. Prior registration is required.The support group sessions are offered free of charge.