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Grief Workshop

The Grief Workshop is a formal structured programme offering an holistic approach to understanding and managing complex grief. It has 3 key elements – understanding the grief process, adapting to and living without their loved ones plus relaxation and self-care.

Participants are referred by their counsellor and must be in counselling throughout the duration of the workshop. The same group of 6 people attends once a week for 5 afternoons, it’s a closed group so nobody new can join once it’s started.

Address:
Springhill Hospice, Broad Lane, Rochdale, Local, OL16 4PZ
Umbrella org:
Springhill Hospice
Area serviced:
Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale
Telephone:
01706 649920
How to apply:
Telephone or visit website
Sector:
Public

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