Grief Support Groups Pasadena MD

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

Stallings Funeral Home
(410) 360-1770
3111 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD

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Daugherty Family Funeral Home
(410) 439-4510
2603 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD

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Chambers Funeral Service
(410) 647-3831
621 Tewkesbury Ln
Severna Park, MD

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Glen Haven Memorial Park
(410) 766-4950
7215 Ritchie Hwy
Glen Burnie, MD

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Fink Funeral Home PA
(410) 766-5690
426 Crain Hwy S
Glen Burnie, MD

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McCully Polyniak Funeral Home PA
(410) 255-2381
3204 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD

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Gregory J Gonce Funeral Home
(410) 255-2650
169 Riviera Dr
Pasadena, MD

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Barranco & Sons Funeral Home
(410) 647-2400
495 Ritchie Hwy
Severna Park, MD

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Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home
(410) 766-2200
421 Crain Hwy S
Glen Burnie, MD

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Maryland State Funeral Drctr
(410) 553-9106
311 Crain Hwy S
Glen Burnie, MD

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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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