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Grief words library

Griefwords Library

Grief: General

 These thoughtful articles provide guidance and direction for anyone touched by grief. 

 
Helping Yourself with Grief

 Someone you love has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death and the person who died. It is an essential part of healing. The following articles provide many practical suggestions to help you move toward healing in your unique grief journey. 

 
Helping Others with Grief

 A friend has experienced the death of someone loved. How can you help? The following articles provide many practical suggestions for helping others with grief: 

 

For and About Grieving Children and Teenagers
 

Children and teenagers have special needs following the death of a friend or family member. The following articles provide wonderful insight in helping children and teens understand and express their grief. 

 

Funerals, Memorials, Cremation and Related Topics

 The days following the death of a loved one can be filled with sadness and confusion. The following articles can help you understand the importance of the rituals surrounding death. 

 

For Funeral Directors

 Effectively meeting the grief needs of customers in an increasingly impersonal world takes special effort on the part of professionals in the grief industry. The following articles are designed to help funeral directors gauge their own effectiveness and meet the challenges of serving customer needs. 

 

For Hospices and Other Caregivers

 Caregivers have special needs of their own. The following articles are designed to help caregivers take care of themselves as well as those who are suffering from loss. 

The Turtle

The symbol of the turtle was provided to Camp Courage by artist David Armstrong, and signifies healing, protection and courage.

Healing

"Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” -Tori Amos

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Bloomsburg, PA 17815
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