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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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July 11th, 2024
Episode 293

Embodied Practices For Tending Grief - Camille Sapara Barton

Camille Sapara Barton is a social imaginer who is reimagining how we define and relate to grief. As a writer, artist, and somatic practitioner, Camille is looking to create a new grief narrative expan read more...

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June 26th, 2024
Episode 292

Is There A Cure For Grief? - Cody Delistraty

Cody Delistraty is a journalist and he's also a son whose mother died of cancer. These two identities intersect in his new book, The Grief Cure, which chronicles his quest to find a way to eliminate t read more...

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June 18th, 2024
Episode 291

The Ripple Effect Of Loss In Portland's Black Community - Sharice Burnett, LCSW

It's impossible to speak for an entire community, especially when it comes to grief, but Sharice Burnett, LCSW, knows a lot about the ripple effect of loss in the Black and African American community read more...

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June 7th, 2024
Episode 290

How To Stop Shoulding Yourself - Lisa Keefauver & Grief Is A Sneaky Bitch

Lisa Keefauver is a lot of things - she's a writer, speaker, educator, social worker, podcast host, mother, widow, and grief activist. She came to the last two titles when her personal experience of g 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.