Sudden Loss Virtual Grief Support Series

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Community Grief Support Group

Salus Hospice’s community grief support group “Giving Voice to Our Collective Grief” is a five week virtual series designed to create solidarity and connection and provide support and information for individuals who have experienced a sudden loss. The series will be offered virtually using a Zoom chatroom, facilitated and moderated by Mark Maines, professional Grief Counselor.

This series is free of cost. Registration is required.

Who is This For?

The grief support series was designed for individuals who are facing the challenges associated with sudden loss. Throughout the series, we’ll answer questions, provide information and offer individuals a safe space to better understand the physical, emotional and spiritual changes that often accompany a sudden loss.

What's Covered?

Week 1: Grief – If We Name it, We Can Manage It.
Week 2: Grief – Signs, Symptoms, and Learning to Ride Its Waves
Week 3: Disorientation – Guilt, Grace, and Permission to be “Lost”
Week 4: Reorientation – Returning “Home” When Everything has Changed
Week 5: Holy Grief and Our Search for Meaning

When Will This Take Place?

The five week series will take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:15 PST. The dates are as follows:

  • May 20, 2020
  • May 27, 2020
  • June 3, 2020
  • June 10, 2020
  • June 17, 2020

Group Facilitator: Mark Maines, Grief Counselor

Mark Maines MDiv/Chaplain (former Lt, CHC, USN) is a “Grief Guide” and trauma specialist. As a former Naval Chaplain assigned to combat arms Marines, Mark shared his gifts and was highly skilled in helping others navigate life’s most difficult moments. He possesses over 20 years of experience in his field and wholeheartedly believes that solidarity with others and enduring hope have the potential to help transform all of life’s hardships and pain. Mark holds degrees in psychology and theology and is a valued member of the Salus Team.

Who Should I Contact for More Information?

If you have additional questions that have not been addressed here, please contact Mark Maines, Grief Counselor at [email protected] or 949.390.7376

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