Conversations about Covid: Loss and Grief

with Linda Gow and Dr. Hilary Oxford Smith

3 June 2020

Conversations about Covid: Loss and Grief

Watch on You Tube https://youtu.be/nF-OfUFbzGQ

Additional Resources

Helplines and Organisations to support and help you
1737 Helpline Number @ the Mental Health Foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/covid-19/;
The Grief Centre, Auckland www.griefcentre.org.nz
Dove House, Auckland (offers wonderful support to those who are bereaved and also professional counselling) www.dovehospice.org.nz
The Skylight Trust, (supporting people who are facing any kind of tough life situation and specialising in grief, loss and trauma) www.skylight.org.nz
Voices of Grief www.voicesofgrief.org
A Time To Mourn: An Ecumenical Memorial Service for LIves Lost to COVID 19, www.youtu.be./nfhowxfNtWw

Creative Activities
Help me say goodbye: Activities for helping kids cope when a special person dies, Janis Silverman. (Fairview Press)
The Good Mourning Game, Creative Therapy Store
The Creative Grief Studio www.creativegriefstudio.com

Books for adults
Grief’s Shadowed Path, Poems of Loss and Healing, Hilary Smith
When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Rabbi Harold S. Kushner
A Grief Observed, C. S. Lewis
How to Go on Living After Someone You Love Dies, Therese Rando
Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Grownups, William Kroen
Grief: Contemporary Theory and the Practice of Ministry, Melissa Kelley