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Remember the last time you tried to talk about grief and suddenly everyone left the room? Hosted by Jana DeCristofaro and produced by Dougy Center, Grief Out Loud is opening up this often avoided conversation because grief is hard enough without having to go through it alone. We bring you a mix of personal stories, tips for supporting children, teens, and yourself, and interviews with professionals. Platitude and cliché-free, we promise!

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April 17th, 2015
Episode 12

Helping Children And Teens Cope With Fear After A Death

After a death, it’s not unusual for children to have an increased sense of fear and anxiety. (It’s not unusual in adults, either.) When bad or sad things happen, it’s natural to be afraid more bad thi read more...

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December 30th, 2019
Episode 11

Encore: Who Am I Now?

When we grieve, we miss the person and who they were in our lives. We miss who we were with them. Often we miss who we were in general before the death. As we think towards the future, we grieve for t read more...

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April 3rd, 2015
Episode 11

Who Am I Now ? How Grief Changes Us

Losing and finding yourself in grief. Brendon and Jana delve into the many layers of loss that we grapple with when someone dies and how that loss can change us. read more...

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March 19th, 2015
Episode 10

Seasons Change

Seasons change, but what about my grief? We talk about seasonal influences on grief and things to think about when navigating those changes. read more...

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Grief Out Loud is supported in part by the Chester Stephan Endowment Fund in loving memory by the estate of Theodore R. Stephan.