Posts by Ryan

Facebook enables conversation to prevent suicide

For those that may feel depressed, are grieving, or dealing with a loss, the holidays may be a particularly tough time of the year. As one of the largest online communities in the world, Facebook recently launched a new feature that enables users expressing suicidal thoughts to connect with a counselor through a confidential chat…

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Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Love Has Died

During a recent visit to Atlanta, Dr. Alan Wolfelt of the Center for Loss and Life Transitions presented “Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Love Has Died,” for the community, and “Dimensions of Grief” for professional caregivers. Cynthia Daniel, the program director for Kate’s Club, attended the event and gives us her take. Dr.…

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Toward a greater understanding

Coming soon and periodically appearing on this blog, we will explore grief traditions from around the world. These will be provided by Cynthia Daniel who recently joined Kate’s Club as Program Director. Daniel brings more than a decade’s worth of hands-on experience dealing with childhood bereavement. She is also a renowned speaker and presenter on…

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Kate’s Club to offer grief support training

Kate’s Club will be offering more opportunities for our volunteer Buddies to receive training in grief, loss and bereavement. These full-day interactive sessions will be offered twice per year. All current Buddies, and those who wish to become Buddies, are welcome. Volunteer Facilitator Training Sharon Scott will be the guest speaker and has been the…

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