Bereavement Support Groups

Sharp HospiceCare's Bereavement Department provides grief education, support and referral services throughout San Diego. Our staff of skilled mental health professionals specializes in bereavement and aims to increase community awareness about grieving. The following support groups are provided free of charge. Donations are graciously accepted.

Straight Talk About Grief and Loss
Wednesdays, July 9 to Sept. 3, 2014
6 to 8 pm (doors close at 6:15)

Sharp HealthCare Corporate Office 
8695 Spectrum Center Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
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These eight weekly sessions focus on practical concerns of adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one who has died. Ample time is provided for questions, discussion, and support in an atmosphere of privacy and respect. This is a drop-in group. No registration required.

  • Aug. 6, Room 135 — Experiencing Anger in Grief
  • Aug. 13, Room 135 — Guilt, Regret and Forgiveness
  • Aug. 20, Room 135 — Differentiating Natural Grief and Depression
  • Aug. 27, Room 137 — Use of Ceremony and Ritual to Promote Healing
  • Sept. 3, Room 135 — Who Am I Now? What Does Healing Look Like?

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For More Information
To register for a support group or seminar, call 619-667-1821. Please leave your name, phone number and the name of the group or seminar you're interested in attending. A staff member will return your call to confirm your request.

To learn more about Sharp HospiceCare, call 619-667-1900. To find a Sharp-affiliated physician, search for a San Diego doctor or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.