Grief Support Groups Covington LA

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

St Tammany Humane Society
(985) 892-7387
20384 Harrison Ave
Covington, LA

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Fielding EJ Funeral Home Incorporated
(985) 892-9222
2260 W 21st Ave
Covington, LA

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Schoen Funeral Home
(985) 892-2424
1414 S Tyler St
Covington, LA

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Bagnell & Son Funeral Home
(985) 893-2235
75212 Highway 437
Covington, LA

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Schoen Funeral Home
(985) 892-2424
1414 S Tyler St
Covington, LA
 
Cemetery Development Association
(985) 893-2108
103 Highland Park Plz
Covington, LA

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Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Incorporated
(985) 892-5007
2280 W 21st Ave
Covington, LA

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Jm Fussell Cemetery
(985) 892-6495
18079 Old Barker Rd
Covington, LA

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Harry Mc Kneely & Son
(985) 386-6580
100 W Magnolia St
Ponchatoula, LA

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Brown-Mc Gehee Funeral Home
(985) 892-3116
71380 Highway 21
Covington, LA
 
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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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