A defining ingredient of the coronavirus pandemic is grief—not just for the lack of family members who’ve died of COVID-19, however for lack of: livelihood, relationships, milestones, safety. Now, added to the pandemic, are the emotions of grief and ache over the deaths on account of racial injustice which might be propelling protests nationwide. We’ll talk about how grief impacts individuals, methods to deal with grief—and methods to help others who’re grieving.
Linda Durst, chief medical officer, Maine Behavioral Healthcare; chair, division of psychiatry, Maine Medical Middle
Amy Dulac, bereavement coordinator, Androscoggin Residence Care & Hospice
Catharine Murray (call-in), writer, poet, speaker, writing information; she leads workshops on grief and therapeutic; she wrote a memoir, “Now You See the Sky,” concerning the lack of her son