Healing Memories Support Group

Life as you have known it has forever changed. But as the old TV series title puts it: Life Goes On. You are still dealing with the loss of your loved one, and you will continue to grieve your loss for a long time. But we want you to know that you don’t have to face all those changes and harsh realities alone. Our Healing Memories Support Group is here to give you a safe place in which to express your feelings of grief.

Our Co-Facilitators

Julie Jacobs, Connie Torsell LSW (Licensed Social Worker), and Pastor Joshua Andrews MA, LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) lead these monthly meetings, which are open to the public free of charge. Several times throughout the year, various specialists present on a variety of topics for our support group.

Healing Memories topics for 2013:

January 8
February 12
March 12
April 9
May 14
June 11
July 9
August 13
September 10
October 8
November 12
December 10

Meeting location: in the Hospital Annex at 1122 E. Spring St., St. Marys
Date: always the second Tuesday of every month
Time: 3:30 pm

Healing Memories Library — we continually seek to add to our book resources to assist the bereaved with a variety of grief and related topics, including healing for the grieving hearts of the following: your own, children, teenagers, parents, spouses, adult children, friends; the unique grief of people who have faced trauma, divorce, and the difficulties of holidays. We have books that will bring encouragement, spiritual counsel and direction, assistance and perspective to caregivers. The library is open to the general public.

If you have questions, or would like further information about Healing Memories, please feel free to call and speak with, or email one of our co-facilitators:

Julie Jacobs, Volunteer Coordinator   
419-394-3387, Ext. 2808
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Connie Torsell LSW, Social Services/Care Management
419-394-3387, Ext. 1803
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Joshua Andrews, MA, LPCC, Pastoral/Bereavement Counselor
419-394-3387, Ext. 4035
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