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Ep. 126: When A Child Dies Of Suicide - Anne Moss Rogers

Grief Out Loud

Release Date: 10/17/2019

Ep. 140: Supporting Widowed Dads - Dr. Justin Yopp show art Ep. 140: Supporting Widowed Dads - Dr. Justin Yopp

Grief Out Loud

In 2010 Dr. Justin Yopp and his colleague, Don Rosenstein, piloted a support group for widowed dads that grew into being part of the Widowed Parent Project. A decade later, Dr. Yopp and his team continue to learn from widowed parents about the unique challenges of grieving their partner, raising children as a solo parent, and forming a new trajectory for their lives and their families.

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Ep. 139: Grief & Coronavirus/COVID-19 - Leslie Barber show art Ep. 139: Grief & Coronavirus/COVID-19 - Leslie Barber

Grief Out Loud

The COVID-19 global health crisis is an unprecedented time of uncertainty, change, and concern. For those who are already grieving, elements of this pandemic may feel familiar and bring us back to times when we had to readjust everything in our lives. Leslie Barber is a grieving widow and we talk all about grief in this time of COVID-19 and how she and her daughter are navigating the disruptions to daily life while carrying their grief.

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Encore Ep. 106: Grief & Anxiety - Claire Bidwell Smith, LCPC show art Encore Ep. 106: Grief & Anxiety - Claire Bidwell Smith, LCPC

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This is an encore episode that originally aired on February 25th, 2019. Claire Bidwell Smith, LCPC, recently published her new book, Anxiety, the Missing Stage of Grief, that delves into all the ways anxiety can be part of grief. Before Claire was 25, both of her parents died of cancer. Her adolescence and young adulthood were deeply etched with their illnesses, treatment, and deaths. Out of this devastating grief grew her desire to help others facing similar situations. 

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Ep. 138: Running Home - Katie Arnold show art Ep. 138: Running Home - Katie Arnold

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Katie Arnold is a writer, mother, grieving daughter, and ultra-marathoner. After her father died of cancer, Katie developed intense anxiety about her health - every headache and muscle pain felt life-threatening. Katie took to the trails and started running longer and longer distances, eventually becoming an ultra-marathoner and running 50K, 100K, and 100 mile races. She recently published her memoir, Running Home, where she interweaves memories of her father and the present day maneuvering of grief. 

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Ep. 137: Grief & The Foster Care System - A Personal Story show art Ep. 137: Grief & The Foster Care System - A Personal Story

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Kevin is a previous participant in the L.Y.G.H.T. Program - Listening & Led by Youth in the Foster Care System: Grief, Hope, and Transitions. We discuss how a random vending machine trip prompted him to join the L.Y.G.H.T. Program, the support he found in the group as he grieved both death and non-death losses, and how he carries what he learned into his daily life.

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Ep. 136: L.Y.G.H.T. - Supporting Grieving Youth In The Foster Care System show art Ep. 136: L.Y.G.H.T. - Supporting Grieving Youth In The Foster Care System

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This episode focuses on meeting the needs of grieving youth in the foster care system. Dr. Monique Mitchell, Ph.D., F.T., is the Director of Translational Research & Curriculum Development at The Dougy Center and Juliette Martinez, M.S.W., is the Coordinator of the L.Y.G.H.T. Program - which stands for Listening and Led by Youth in Foster Care: Grief, Hope, and Transitions. This peer support program for youth in the foster care system is based on The Dougy Center's grief support model.

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Ep. 135: The Worst News - An Update show art Ep. 135: The Worst News - An Update

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This episode first aired in July of 2018. Since that time, Eidan's brain tumor began growing again in early 2019. On October, 26, 2019, just a few weeks after her 35th birthday, Eidan utilized Oregon's Death With Dignity and died surrounded by a small group of her family and friends. Eidan is deeply loved and missed by her wife, Michelle, their baby Gemma, her family, and everyone who had the opportunity to know her. 

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Ep. 134: Breath, Movement, Sound - Grief Yoga With Paul Denniston show art Ep. 134: Breath, Movement, Sound - Grief Yoga With Paul Denniston

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Paul Denniston grew up with rigid cultural, religious, and gender expectations for what was appropriate when it came to expressing grief and emotions. After years of pushing these feelings aside, Paul turned to movement as a way to start expressing these emotions. He began a yoga practice and from that trained to be a teacher. He went on to create Grief Yoga, a program for transforming grief through sound, breath, and movement. 

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Ep. 133: Widowed Parenting - Jenny Lisk show art Ep. 133: Widowed Parenting - Jenny Lisk

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Just over four years ago, Jenny Lisk's husband Dennis died of glioblastoma - brain cancer. This loss propelled her into a new world of solo-parenting their two children who were just 9 and 11 at the time. Jenny went searching for a guidebook to help navigate this new reality, but when she couldn't find what she was looking for, she decided to create her own. Jenny is the host and creator of The Widowed Parent Podcast.

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Ep. 132: Finding Meaning - David Kessler show art Ep. 132: Finding Meaning - David Kessler

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David Kessler is a renowned author, speaker, and retreat leader. He co-authored two books, On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons, with another grief and loss icon, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. At 13 David witnessed a mass shooting while his mother was dying in the ICU. In 2016 he became a grieving parent when his younger son, David, died at 21. David's newest book, Finding Meaning - the Sixth Stage of Grief, was inspired by his search to continue finding meaning in his own life and work.

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Grief is intensely personal and sometimes it’s intensely private. When Anne Moss Roger's son Charles died of suicide, she decided to go public with her grief and the story of his life. Inspired by her son’s innate skill for connecting with others, she’s now dedicated to helping people who are struggling with grief, suicidal thoughts, and substance use.  

To learn more, visit Emotionally Naked, Anne Moss's blog. Her website includes links to her new book, Diary of a Broken Mind, and her TEDx Talk - Can A Blog Save Lives?

If you or someone you know is struggling, please reach out. National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Crisis Text Line: Text Hello to 741741