- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
Grief groups at Northern Illinois Hospice
NIHA has a selection of grief programs scheduled for this fall. Friends on the Way, a six-week adult grief group that is currently running, will begin again Thursdays, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., from Sept. 18, with a Sept. 11 registration deadline.
Expedition, NIHAs grief support group for teens from 13-17, will begin again on Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m., starting Oct. 8 and running through Nov. 12. Registration is due by Sept. 25.
A mens grief group, Entering A New Terrain, will be open to any adult male experiencing grief due to a loss from death. This peer-facilitated six-week group will meet Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. from Sept. 18 through Oct. 30 in the Main Hospice Library. Registration is due by Sept. 15.
Lessons in Grief is an adult educational program for the bereaved and for those who are assisting them. Two three-week sessions will be offered on Mondays, starting Sept. 8, with a Sept. 2 registration deadline, and Nov. 10, with a Nov. 3 deadline. Topics will include misconceptions about grief, the impact of grief on families and the healing process, normal reactions to grief, understanding children and grief, and how to help when you dont know what to say.
Register for any of the programs above by calling Jennifer Stevens at 398-0500.