Grief counseling, News

Join us for our next session, safely

After canceling Sad Isn't Bad's recent sessions due to COVID-19 concerns, we're looking forward to meeting again in person — with the health and safety of everyone in mind. We are here for you as you grieve, whether you've lost someone to COVID-19 or other causes of death. Our host site, Our Savior's Lutheran Church,… Continue reading Join us for our next session, safely

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Spring Session canceled for health & safety of our families

We're sorry to inform you that the Sad Isn't Bad Board of Advisors has decided to cancel the Spring Session. Due to the concerns regarding COVID-19 and because Our Savior's Lutheran Church is canceling all activities and along with school closings, we thought it prudent to follow suit. We recognize this is a difficult time… Continue reading Spring Session canceled for health & safety of our families

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Family Q&A: Grief after losing a loved one to suicide

After Rachel Dohrenwend’s husband took his own life in 2017, the family was shocked. Rachel said he hadn’t given any warning signs. She and her daughter Natalie attended a Sad Isn’t Bad four-week session, and Rachel shared their story with us afterward. How did you find out about Sad Isn’t Bad? A counselor at my… Continue reading Family Q&A: Grief after losing a loved one to suicide

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Why are we called “Sad Isn’t Bad?”

When you scroll past our name for the first time, it may seem like just a nice maxim, but, after looking again, you realize our organization’s name is actually a statement: “Sad Isn’t Bad.” I’m sure you’re thinking, “What the heck? That’s an odd thing to call an organization,” but hear us out. We call… Continue reading Why are we called “Sad Isn’t Bad?”