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Grief Support

Grief Support

The following are some tools available to assist you in your healing journey. Contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.

Grief Support Groups

2020 Grief Opportunities

Marshfield, Plover, Wausau & Wisconsin Rapids

Marshfield Grief Group
Ascension at Home
Second Tuesday of the month
3 - 4 p.m.

Plover Grief Group
Ascension at Home
Third Tuesday of the month
4 - 5 p.m

Wausau Grief Group
Ascension at Home
Call for more information.

Wisconsin Rapids Grief Group
Ascension at Home
Fourth Tuesday of the month
3 - 4 p.m.

Death of a Spouse / Significant Other
Marshfield, Plover, Wausau and Wisconsin Rapids
Every April and October
Structured 6-week program

Handling the Holidays
Plover, Marshfield, Wausau and Wisconsin Rapids
Every November



*In case of inclement weather please contact the group coordinator to see if a specific meeting is cancelled.

For more information, please call (800) 398-1297 (Plover | Wausau) or (800) 397-4216 (Marshfield | Wisconsin Rapids)

 


 

365 Days of Healing

With our daily emails of comfort and hope, you will feel supported knowing we’re here to walk with you through your journey of grief.



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Just One of Many

Here’s one example of our 365 Days of Healing emails, designed to offer advice, tell stories, and otherwise help you heal.



Grief Support E-mail

 


 

Grief & Healing Websites



 

GriefShare

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences.

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Web Healing

Web Healing offers grief discussion boards where you can talk with others who are grieving or browse recommended books on grief.

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The Compassionate Friends

Whether your family has had a child die (at any age, from any cause), or you are helping those who have gone through this life-altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the grieving process as a parent.

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AARP

With AARP you’ll find articles, discussions, and helpful information on dealing with end-of-life care, the challenges faced by caregivers, and how to deal with grief after a loss.

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Children & Grief

When a loved one dies, it can be difficult to know how to help kids cope with the loss, particularly as you work through your own grief. By being open and honest, encouraging communication, and sharing your own feelings, you and your children can cope with painful times and begin your healing journey together.

The following links provide more detailed information on topics related to helping children and teens cope with loss.



When Families Grieve™

This guide was created by Sesame Workshop, the educational organization behind Sesame Street. It explores children's understanding of death and offers information about communicating, ideas for coping together, and ways to move forward with your children after a loss.

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Helpful Children's Books

This list from the Barr-Harris Children’s Grief Center recommends children's books that deal with death and grief. These easy-to-read stories can open up a meaningful discussion between you and your child, and help children make sense of their feelings and understand what they're experiencing.

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More Advice

Here you'll find a Huffington Post article by Judith Acosta containing advice and guidance from her book Verbal First Aid, which counsels parents on ways to help kids heal from fear and pain in a variety of situations, including the death of a loved one. If you find the advice in the article helpful, you may want to read her book for even more insight.

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Maurina-Schilling Funeral Homes - Abbotsford
Phone: (715) 223-3872
Fax: 715-223-4210
203 N. 4th Street, Abbotsford, WI 54405

Maurina-Schilling Funeral Homes - Owen
Phone: (715) 229-2646
Fax: 715-223-4210
607 E. 4th Street, Owen, WI 54460

Maurina-Schilling Funeral Homes - Dorchester
Phone: (715) 654-5464
Fax: 715-223-4210
258 S. 2nd Street, Dorchester, WI 54425

Maurina-Schilling Funeral Homes - Colby
Phone: (715) 223-3030
Fax: 715-223-4210
208 W. Clark Street, Colby, WI 54421


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