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10 Tips for Caregivers During COVID-19

10 Tips for Caregivers During COVID-19

By: Carrie Schaeffer, LCSW Caregiving for a loved one who is ill or frail is a full-time job that can be stressful under the best circumstances. Now, during the COVID19 crisis, caregivers are finding themselves coping with the daily needs of their loved one and dealing with…

Blooms of Hope

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…

Supporting Those Grieving an Overdose Loss

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…

Family Activities to Support Grieving Children

Family Activities to Support Grieving Children

By Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Family Bereavement Services Manager Conversations About Grief (CAG) are a series of educational programs hosted by Full Circle professionals. Tune in to this CAG to learn about ways you can support your grieving child through challenging emotions.  In light of COVID-19, our CAG…

Grief & Loss During the Holidays

Grief & Loss During the Holidays

This year, our Hands on Healing family groups created this What’s Your Grief remembrance activity — a simple, yet meaningful way to explore the complex feelings around the loss of a loved one and a wonderful way to create a special piece to remember loved…

Staying Connected Through Social Distancing

Staying Connected Through Social Distancing

By Carrie Schaeffer, LCSW, Perinatal Bereavement Services Manager “We human beings are social beings. We come into the world as the result of others’ actions. We survive here in dependence on others. Whether we like it or not, there is hardly a moment of our lives…