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Grief

How can I manage grief?

 

Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division

 

While a lot of people think of grief in terms of losing a person or pet, grief can come up whenever you lose something important. This includes:

  • Losing security, like losing your job or wondering how long you'll be able to pay rent

Grief

Grief is the normal mix of thoughts, feelings and actions that happens when we lose something. Grief can have some of the same signs as depression, but grief and depression are not the same. Everyone feels grief when they lose something important, but everyone grieves differently. There is no right or wrong way to grieve.

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