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Helping High School Students Cope With Loss

Mental Health

Posted on May 7, 2020
by Toni Larson, LISW

High school students, especially seniors, are likely going to experience feelings of loss as they miss out on having a “normal” senior year. Things like homecoming, prom, graduation, year-end parties, award ceremonies, senior plays, sports competitions, state meets and even classes will all be different than what they had envisioned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Comforting Those Who Grieve

Posted on September 23, 2019

Long expected or sudden, the death of a loved one begins a season of grief for survivors. You want to help, but don’t know what to say or do.

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Would of….Could of …… Should of….

Posted on August 29, 2016

“Would my husband have stayed if I had made better meals for him?” “Should I have paid more attention to my wife?” “Could I have lost that last 20 pounds of baby weight?  Would he have found me more attractive?” “Could I have made her fall back in love with me if I had gotten […]

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7 Ways to Help Children Through the Death of a Loved One

Posted on July 26, 2016
by Wanda Pritzel,

Her favorite kitten died in her arms. The little boy who sat next to him in school was killed in a car accident. Her grandpa who was her “best buddy” had a heart attack and died in the ambulance before they got to the hospital. If you have already raised your children, you have your […]

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3 Most Common Fears of Women Considering Placing their Child for Adoption

Posted on April 21, 2016
by Kim Laube

“What will my child think of me when they are older?  Will they hate me for not being a mother to them?” I have fielded countless numbers of calls from adult adoptees who are seeking to reconnect with their birth mothers.  I act as an intermediary between the adoptee and the birth parent they are […]

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