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Closure Is Overrated

By | 2018-05-30T15:01:04+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: Closure, Grief|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes you never get closure. There are some events where you just don't get "closure." I hear about "closure" a lot—and let me tell you, closure is overrated. Closure—the idea that you can come to terms with something, be at peace with it for good—just doesn't happen sometimes. Especially when the loss is so profound, so devastating, that it [...]

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Coping with Grief: An Interview with Lara Krawchuck MSW LCSW MPH

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Categories: Grief|Tags: , , |

When you have experienced a loss, grief can be overwhelming. It can be difficult to know where to turn. I interviewed Lara Krawchuck MSW LCSW MPH, a grief expert, about how to best cope when things feel out of control after a loss. Lara is the founder and CEO of Healing Concepts, LLC (link is external)a [...]

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Allergy Death at School: When Do Morals Override Policy?

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:43+00:00 January 6th, 2012|Categories: Asthma, Medication, Parenting, School|Tags: , , , , , , , |

7-year-old Ammaria Johnson died after anaphylactic shock while at school. The school did not administer an Epi-Pen (which could have afforded Ammaria life-saving time to get to the hospital). One of the most shocking things about the allergy death is that the school stated they do have "lifesaving medication" available, but they administer them only "when [...]

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