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Welcome to our new Blog

Posted on October 26, 2006 - by admin

Welcome to our new interactive blog! This is our “temporary home” — we’ll be changing the design, adding new features, including tons of audio, podcasts, articles, maybe some video and […]

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OCTOBER 19, 2006 ? PRESCRIPTION DRUGS: SIBLING DEATH FROM A LONG TERM ADDICTION

Posted on October 19, 2006 - by Rod Colvin

OCTOBER 19, 2006 ? PRESCRIPTION DRUGS: SIBLING DEATH FROM A LONG TERM ADDICTION:? ROD COLVIN who lost his brother, Randy, age 35, to a drug addiction in 1988. Randy?s death […]

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October 12, 2006 Death of an Adult Child – Natalie Smith-Blakeslee

Posted on October 12, 2006 - by admin

HEALING THE GRIEVING HEART Death of an Adult Child Hosts:? Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley With guest:? Natalie Smith-Blakeslee October 12, 2006 G:?Hello, I?m Dr. Gloria Horsley.? Welcome […]

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OCTOBER 12, 2006 – DEATH OF AN ADULT CHILD: NATALIE SMITH-BLAKESLEE

Posted on October 12, 2006 - by admin

OCTOBER 12, 2006 – DEATH OF AN ADULT CHILD:? NATALIE SMITH-BLAKESLEE.? For more than ten years Natalie Smith-Blakeslee has connected parents with the children they have lost with her “Messages […]

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OCTOBER 26, 2006 ? COMING TO TERMS WITH LOSS: DONNA SCHUURMAN

Posted on October 6, 2006 - by admin

OCTOBER 26, 2006 ? COMING TO TERMS WITH LOSS:? DONNA SCHUURMAN, National Director of The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families, where she has served in various roles since […]

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OCTOBER 5, 2006 ? COPING AND SURVIVING AFTER THE DEATHS OF TWO CHILDREN: ELAINE E. STILLWELL, M.A., M.S.

Posted on October 5, 2006 - by admin

Elaine E. Stillwell, M.A., M.S., is a wife, mother, educator, author and lecturer.? In 1986 following the deaths of her two oldest children, 21 year old Denis and 19 year […]

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2006 ? FOUR MOTHERS COPE WITH LOSS: ANNE DIONNE, DEBORAH LEBOUF KULKKULA, YVONNE LANCASTER AND JANE MAKI

Posted on September 7, 2006 - by admin

SEPTEMBER 7, 2006 ? FOUR MOTHERS COPE WITH LOSS: ANNE DIONNE, DEBORAH LEBOUF KULKKULA, YVONNE LANCASTER AND JANE MAKI are four bereaved mothers from Massachusetts who joined together to write […]

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August 10, 2006 Healing After a Loved One?s Suicide: Bill Ritter

Posted on August 10, 2006 - by admin

HEALING THE GRIEVING HEART Healing After a Loved One?s Suicide Host: Dr. Gloria Horsley With guest: Bill Ritter August 10, 2006 G: Hello. I?m Dr. Gloria Horsley with my co-host […]

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August 3, 2006 Surviving a Sibling: Scott Mastley

Posted on August 3, 2006 - by admin

HEALING THE GRIEVING HEART Surviving a Sibling Host: Dr. Gloria Horsley With guest: Scott Mastley August 3, 2006 G: Hello. I’m Dr. Gloria Horsley with my co-host Dr. Heidi Horsley. […]

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JULY 27, 2006 ? GRIEF AND YOUR HEALTH: TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF: CORALEASE C. RUFF, RN, PH.D.,

Posted on July 27, 2006 - by Coralease Ruff

Coralease Ruff is a registered nurse and a nursing professor.? She began working in the field of bereavement ten years ago following the untimely death of her beloved 21-year-old daughter, […]

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