Blooms of Hope

Holidays can often trigger powerful emotions and memories of our lost loved ones, no matter how much time has passed, whether it be a spouse, partner, significant other, family member or friend. Valentine’s Day can be particularly difficult, as it’s a holiday that not only emphasizes romance and love but also connection and togetherness. It’s…

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Helping Professionals Supporting Grieving Childen and Families

By Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Family Bereavement Services Manager Conversations About Grief (CAG) are a series of educational programs hosted by Full Circle professionals. This conversation is an informative workshop for anyone working with children who have experienced a death of a loved one. Rachel shares hands-on ideas and activities to support children as they process their feelings…

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Supporting Those Grieving an Overdose Loss

By: Stacia Macklin, LCSW Five years ago, Full Circle recognized that a growing number of families attending our general loss group were grieving the death of a loved one due to accidental drug overdose. In 2015, the number of youth impacted by accidental drug overdose deaths rose significantly to 9% of our youth served. We became aware…

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