GRC News

Five Ways to Cope During the Holidays

October 10, 2017

.  Holidays are by nature nostalgic, and even the happiest of memories can be painful when one is grieving.  Below are several suggestions that can help you throughout the holidays.  Remember, holidays can still be significant times for you.  They will be different, but they can still be meaningful.             –  […]

Meet the TAPS Facilitators

October 10, 2017

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is a support group that welcomes those who are grieving the death of a military loved one regardless of the circumstances or relationship to the deceased. TAPS is a  Washington-based nonprofit that organizes grief care groups throughout the country. A newly formed TAPS group meets monthly at the Grief […]

Why Support Groups?

October 7, 2017

Support groups are one of the pillars of the Grief Resource Center’s mission to help individuals define their own pathways to healing.  Grief support groups are groups of people who have lost loved ones. Support groups provide the grieving person with a circle of people with whom they have no other relationship, in contrast to […]

After the Death of a Beloved Pet

October 7, 2017

The death of a beloved pet can feel as devastating as the death of a beloved human family member or friend.  Since research shows that the majority of pet owners consider their pets as treasured members of their own family, the death of these  cherished  companions can be difficult and challenging.  For those who share […]

Animals and Healing

October 7, 2017

I have always had pets and they have all been very important to me. With their unique personalities and antics, animals have always brought a smile. It is a lot different since my son, Josh, passed away. I remember my Mom asking me many thousands of times during my youth, “Are you okay?”  I do […]

Upgrading our Website to Better Serve our Clients

October 7, 2017

The Grief Resource Center has a new website! The website helps fulfill an important part of the Grief Resource Center mission and vision by helping spread the word about the array of classes, workshops, and supports to help people better understand the circumstances of their grief, and to identify beneficial resources as they move forward […]

Mother’s Day Workshop Offered at the Grief Resource Center

April 3, 2017

After loss, Mother’s Day takes on a new meaning. On Saturday, May 13th, there will be workshop at the Grief Resource Center to gain insight, comfort and tools to help deal with grief on Mother’s Day. We will learn from one another how to honor and remember our beloveds. The day will include a guest speaker, small […]

Grief Resource Center Opens to Support People in Grief

March 30, 2017

The recently opened Grief Resource Center is helping others remake their lives after loss. Its Mission Statement is incredibly simple: “Lighting the pathways to healing through understanding, encouragement and hope.” But the delivery of its Mission is as complex and diverse as the population it serves. Located in Albuquerque in the former fleet storage area […]

Funeral home offers on-site grief counseling

July 11, 2016

Nowhere is grief more palpable than at a funeral home, as families and friends say goodbye to loved ones. Of course, the grief doesn’t end when the funeral does, and that’s why French Funerals and Cremations is building a first-of-its-kind on-site Grief Resource Center staffed by a full time grief counselor. Linda H. Phelps was brought […]