Bereavement Support at Swedish Edmonds

Summer/Fall 2016 Bereavement Program Schedule

Healing after a loss is often a long and difficult journey. Swedish/Edmonds offers groups that support people experiencing the grief that follows the death of a loved one. All parts of the program are offered as a service to the community and are free of charge.

If you have any questions about the program, or would like to register for a group, please contact the Bereavement Line, at 425-640-4404.

The Early Days of Grief

While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert it only irritates. – Samuel Johnson

This monthly drop-in group is for those who are in the first year of their mourning after the death of a loved one. It will provide an overview of grief responses and coping ideas.

Auditorium C, Fourth Floor
Swedish/Edmonds Medical Center
21601 – 76th Ave W.
Edmonds, WA  98026

  • Wednesday, June 8: 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 10: 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 7: 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 12: 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 9: 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 14: 6:30-8 p.m.

“Journey of Grief” Support Group

This six-week support group provides a safe, confidential time and place for people to learn about grief and loss after the death of a loved one. 

Please call 425-640-4404 for Fall 2016 dates.

Survivor of Suicide Support Group

This eight-week group is for family members and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide. Registration and an intake interview are required for interested participants.

Please call 425-640-4404 for Fall 2016 dates.
 

Traumatic Loss Support Group

This eight-week group is for those who have experienced a loss that is sudden and traumatic (e.g. car accident, drowning). Registration and an intake interview are required for interested participants.

Please call 425-640-4404 for Fall 2016 dates.

Healing Conference for Survivors of Suicide Loss

Every 40 seconds
Someone in the world dies by suicide.
Every 41 seconds
Someone is left to make sense of it.

Please join us for a local healing conference for survivors of suicide loss.
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
For information and to register, contact Verdant Community Wellness at 425-582-8600, or click here to visit www.verdanthealth.org/events.

International Survivors of Suicide Day 2016 is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.