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In our blog, we share resources and information that families in our community can use to cope with their loss or better understand their grief. We also write about ways we have been involved in the community. Check out our latest posts below.
A support group can be invaluable to folks in the grip of grief. Here are a few available in Oxford currently or soon: Sponsor: Wright Counseling Group Location: 224 Old Taylor Road Time: Thursdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Curriculum: Wright Counseling Group’s custom program (stages of grief; early days of grief; understanding and coping […]Continue Reading
In the shock of the loss of a loved one, it seems impossible to believe that the world keeps moving. You see people driving along the highway to jobs, classes, ball games, and social events, and you wonder how their worlds could remain so normal while yours has fallen apart. You flinch at the realization that a […]Continue Reading
As animal lovers, we often grieve for our pets much as we might grieve for human family members who have died. We know it seems silly to some people. After all, it was “just a dog.” (Or “just a cat,” “just a hamster,” etc.) But when it involves a living, feeling, loving creature, it isn’t […]Continue Reading
Jeremy Roberts was honored May 9 as EDHE 101 Instructor of the Year by the University of Mississippi’s Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience. Roberts, Director of Event Services at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford and Olive Branch, is also an adjunct instructor at Ole Miss, where he teaches the course titled “Academic Skills […]Continue Reading
In the immediate aftermath of a death, some bereaved people turn all their energies to “doing what needs to be done.” Others may be in such shock that they can only say, “I don’t know what to do.” In either case, there’s a world of help that close friends and family members can give. Here […]Continue Reading