Support groups helpful to grieving folks

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Errol Castens under Community, Events, Grief, People
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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 with emotions; self-care while grieving; reflecting on your loved one’s life; coping with anniversaries and holidays; adjusting to a new journey in life)

Entry: Any session

Cost: $35 per session or $200 for all seven weeks

For more information: 662-202-7332 or


Sponsor: Camellia Hospice

Location: Brookdale Assisted Living, 100 Azalea Drive (game room on 2nd floor)

Time: Thursdays, 10 a.m.

Curriculum: “Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essentials for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart” by Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Entry: Any session

Cost: No charge

For more information: Rev. Marjorie Buckley, Camellia Hospice, 662-238-7771


Sponsor: Wellspring Community Church (current session ending June 29; new session starting late summer)

Location: 119 County Road 303 (Old Taylor Road)

Time: Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.

Curriculum: GriefShare (video presentations by experts; support group discussion; personal study and reflection)

Entry: Any session

Cost: $20 for materials

For more information: Jennifer Neal, Wellspring Community Church, 601-937-1919

Errol Castens

Aftercare coordinator, Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford/Olive Branch

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