Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

The Holidays and Bereavement

A good article on grief, mourning, and bereavement... and the holidays. For many, the upcoming holidays are a happy and joyful time filled with family, friends, gifts, food, and time spent together. For others, the upcoming holidays are a time that makes them sad, sorrowful, unhappy and brings back memories of a loved one. For… Continue reading The Holidays and Bereavement

Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

The Holidays: A Difficult Time of Year for Many

by Victoria Brewster, MSW The holidays bring up warm memories to some and for others makes them want to hide for the next 6 weeks. I have fond memories of childhood holiday gatherings with my family; the food, the baking, the decorating, buying gifts, wrapping the gifts, the general holiday spirit that is everywhere at… Continue reading The Holidays: A Difficult Time of Year for Many