Organizations holding bereavement group

BRATTLEBORO - Brattleboro Area Hospice and Turning Point Center are teaming up to offer a weekly support group for those who have lost a loved one to an overdose.
The group will meet at Turning Point, 59 Elm Street, on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:15 pm. This is an in-person group and masks are required; social distancing will be adhered to for safety. Participation is free of charge and open to anyone in the community.  
The group will be a safe and confidential place to talk about loss and grief while being supported and heard by compassionate and knowledgeable facilitators.  
Lars Hunter, bereavement program coordinator for Brattleboro Area Hospice, will be one of the facilitators to offer grief support. Turning Point Center peer coaches with lived experience concerning overdose loss will be present as additional support.
There is no need to register; those interested may join at any time and attend as needed. For more information or questions contact Lars Hunter by phone at (802) 257-0775, ext.104, or by email at

The Deerfield Valley News

797 VT Route 100 North
Wilmington, VT 05363

Phone: 802-464-3388
Fax: 802-464-7255

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