Grief Support Groups Casper WY

This article is provided courtesy of Kara , a non-profit grief support organization. Read on to know how to help someone suffering from loss.

Casper Monuments
(307) 234-7621
508 S Conwell St
Casper, WY

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Newcomer Family Funeral Home
(307) 234-0234
710 E 2nd St
Casper, WY

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Memorial Gardens
(307) 472-6345
7430 W Yellowstone Hwy
Casper, WY

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Memorial Chapel Fh & Crematory
(307) 234-0234
710 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
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Funeral Homes

Memorial Chapel Funeral Home & Crematory
(307) 234-0234
710 E 2nd Street
Casper, WY
 
Casper Cemetery
(307) 235-8317
1541 E 4th St
Casper, WY

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Bustards Funeral Directors & Cremation Service
(307) 234-7123
600 Cy Ave
Casper, WY

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Bustard Funeral Home
(307) 234-7123
Po Box 2176
Casper, WY
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Funeral Homes

Memorial Chapel
(307) 234-0234
710 E 2Nd St
Casper, WY
 
CASPER MONUMENT COMPANY
(307) 234-7621
500-508 S. Conwell
Casper, WY
 
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Grief Support

How to Help Someone Suffering from Loss

  • DO let your genuine concern and caring show.

  • DO be available... to listen or to help with whatever else seems needed at the time.

  • DO say you are sorry about what happened and about their pain.

  • DO allow them to express as much unhappiness as they are feeling at the moment and are willing to share.

  • DO encourage them to be patient with themselves, not to expect too much of themselves and not to impose any “shoulds” on themselves.

  • DO allow them to talk about their loss as much and as often as they want to.

  • DO talk about the special, endearing qualities of the person they've lost.

  • DO remember they continue to need your caring and support after the first few weeks or months have passed.

  • DON'T let your own sense of helplessness keep you from reaching out.

  • DON'T avoid them because you are uncomfortable (being avoided by friends adds pain to an already painful experience.)

  • DON'T say that you "know how they feel". (Unless you've experienced their loss yourself you probably don't know how they feel.)

  • DON'T say "you ought to be feeling better by now" or anything else that implies a judgment about their feelings.

  • DON'T tell them what they should feel or do.

  • DON'T change the subject when they mention their loss or their loved one.

  • DON'T avoid mentioning their loss out of fear of reminding them of their pain (You can...

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