Rhinelander/Tomahawk/Minocqua/Merrill Area

Grief Support Services
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Grief Support Groups

Ministry Home Care - Hospice Services offers monthly grief support groups across the Northwoods. Facilitated by hospice social workers, bereavement coordinators, clergy and trained volunteers, these groups are open to everyone, regardless of involvement with hospice prior to the death of their loved one, and are free of charge.

Eagle River:

Side by Side grief support group held the third Thursday of each month, 1pm. Everyone is welcome, and no pre-registration is required. Held at St. Peter the Fisherman Parish, located at 5001 County Road G in Eagle River. Co-sponsored by St. Peter the Fisherman Parish and Ministry Home Care.  For more information, please call St. Peter’s at 715.479.8704.

Topics for 2014 include:

January 16 Understanding Grief
February 20 Dealing With Feelings
March 20 Helping Yourself Through Grief
April 17 The Value of Memories
May 15 Understanding Grief
June 19 Dealing With Feelings
July 17 Helping Yourself Through Grief
August 21 The Value of Memories
September 18 Understanding Grief
October 16 Dealing With Feelings
November 20 Helping Yourself Through Grief
December 18 Getting Through the Holidays After a Loss

Rhinelander:

Working through Grief series. 2-hour informal sessions held the third Tuesday of each month, 1-3 pm at Saint Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander. Meet in Conference Room 3.

Topics for 2014 include:

January 21 Basics of  Grief and Loss
February 18 The Grieving Process . . .What Is Normal?
March 18 The Grieving Process . . .Who am I Now?
April 15 Taking Care of Yourself While Grieving
May 20 The Grieving Process . . .Anger, Guilt and Fear
June 17 Healing With Humor
July 15 The Grieving Process . . . Grief and Depression
August 19 Physical, Emotional & Spiritual Healing After a Loss
September 16 The Grieving Process . . .What’s Normal?
October 21 The Grieving Process . . .Honoring Our Memories
November 18 Getting Through the Holidays After a Loss
December 16 Holidays and Grief

Merrill:

Working through Grief series. Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center (Cafeteria area), 601 S. Center Avenue, Merrill. Second Tuesday of the month, 6-7:30pm. This group is co-sponsored with Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center and community churches.

Topics for 2014 include:

January 14 Understanding Grief
February 11 Dealing With Feelings
March 11 Helping Yourself Through Grief
April 8 The Value of Memories
May 13 Understanding Grief
June 10 Dealing With Feelings
July 8 Helping Yourself Through Grief
August 12 The Values of Memories
September 9 Understanding Grief
October 14 Dealing With Feelings
November 11 Helping Yourself Through Grief
December 9 Getting Through the Holidays After a Loss

Woodruff:

A Time to Mourn is a free grief support group held the second Thursday of each month,
1-2:30pm. 

Topics for 2014 include:

January 9 Understanding Grief
February 13 Dealing with Feelings
March 13 Helping Yourself through Grief
April 110 The Value of Memories
May 8 Understanding Grief
June 132 Dealing with Feelings
July 10 Helping Yourself through Grief
August 14 The Value of Memories
September 11 Understanding Grief
October 9 Dealing with Feelings
November 13 Helping Yourself through Grief
December 11 Getting Through the Holidays After a Loss

For more information on these and other grief support opportunities, contact Connie DeBels, bereavement coordinator, at 800.643.4663 or Grief.Nwood@ministryhealth.org

 
 
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