Grief Workshops Offered in October for Youth and Adults in Fargo

In October, Hospice of the Red River Valley will offer an educational workshop for adults who have recently experienced the death of a loved one, and for youth.

Journeying Through Grief is a four-session workshop for adults and will be held on Thursdays, Oct. 2, 9, 16 and 23. All sessions will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. The sessions will focus on understanding the grief process, common grief reactions, taking care of yourself while grieving and embracing your memories. Participants must register by Friday, Sept.26; the cost is $20.

Youth Journeys will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. This day-long grief program is designed for youth, ages 6-18, who have experienced the death of a loved one. The day is led by grief specialists, and includes exploring what grief is and feelings associated with grief, along with identifying sources of support and methods of self care. Portions of the day include parent or guardian participation. Registration is required by Monday, Sept. 29; space is limited.

These grief programs are held at Hospice of the Red River Valley, 1701 38th St. S., Fargo. For more information or to register, call (701) 356-1500 or (800) 237-4629 or email