Grief Support Groups Texarkana 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.

East Funeral Home
(903) 793-3141
602 Olive St
Texarkana, TX

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Ken Stewart Memorial Arts
(903) 831-5574
5102 W 7th St
Texarkana, TX

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Hillcrest Memorial Park
(903) 838-3800
Highway 67 W
Texarkana, TX

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Chapelwood Memorial Gardens
(903) 838-6651
826 N Kings Hwy
Nash, TX

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Richardson Hill Funeral Home
(903) 793-3731
1104 Oak St
Texarkana, TX

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Chapelwood Funeral Home
(903) 838-5300
927 S Kings Hwy
Texarkana, TX

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Haynes Mortuary Incorporated
(903) 838-6000
7238 W 7th St
Texarkana, TX

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Chapelwood Mausoleum
(903) 832-4226
Kings Hwy
Texarkana, TX

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Ken Stewart Memorial Arts
(903) 792-4552
3314 Texas Blvd
Texarkana, TX

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East Funeral Home
(903) 832-3098
2807 Moores Ln
Texarkana, TX

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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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