Supporting Those Grieving an Overdose Loss

By: Stacia Macklin, LCSW, Overdose Bereavement Services Manager 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…

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Guilt and Grief

By Allyson England Drake, M.Ed, CT It is very common for people to experience guilt, the feeling you get when you think you did something wrong, after the death of someone significant to them. As described by Dr. David Feldman, guilt is a feeling, not a fact. It is imperative to accept and honor feelings,…

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