8 Ways You Can Support Someone Grieving During the Coronavirus Crisis

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Unfortunately, the novel coronavirus has wreaked havoc all over the world and many people are grieving and need your support these days.

“Not only is there incredible loss of life, but also loss of health, finances and special occasions, such as weddings and graduations ― among other significant losses,” said Rebecca Cowan, a core faculty member in Walden University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

“There is a collective grief we are feeling that the world we knew a month ago is gone forever,” he said. “People have been saying, ‘I don’t know what’s going on. I was crying when I woke up this morning,’ or ‘I am feeling so heavy and sad.’ And the reality is that feeling you’ve got is grief,” said Grief.com, David Kessler.

It is very important to support the people around you, whether we are talking about moral and financial support or simply helping someone with their groceries. So, read on to find out how you can be there for people who are grieving!

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