Grief Support Groups Nacogdoches TX

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

Sadler Funeral Service Incorporated
(936) 564-4491
200 S Shawnee St
Nacogdoches, TX

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Sid Roberts Funeral Home
(936) 564-4351
3605 Se Stallings Dr
Nacogdoches, TX

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Watson & Watson
(936) 569-2472
715 Norma St
Nacogdoches, TX

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Laird Funeral Home
(936) 569-1366
2116 South St
Nacogdoches, TX

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Dickey Allen Funeral Home
(936) 326-4531
989 7th St
Cushing, TX

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East Texas Cemetery Service
(936) 569-6655
2767 County Road 509
Nacogdoches, TX

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Oak Grove Cemetery
(409) 564-4693
N Lanana St
Nacogdoches, TX

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Nacogdoches Sunset Cemetery
(936) 560-5314
5127 North St
Nacogdoches, TX

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Cason Monk Metcalf Funeral
(936) 564-7333
5400 North St
Nacogdoches, TX

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Garrison Funeral Home
(936) 347-2260
886 N Us Highway 59
Garrison, TX

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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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