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Virtual counseling sessions start in April

For almost one year, our world has been presented with many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We know that now, more than ever, grief counseling groups are important. Therefore, we have been working hard to move our services to a virtual platform. Like many things, our virtual services won’t mirror the in-person experience, but… Continue reading Virtual counseling sessions start in April

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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? That’s an odd thing to call an organization,” but hear us out. We call ourselves Sad… Continue reading Why are we called “Sad Isn’t Bad?”