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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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Sad Isn’t Bad Featured on Keloland Living

In October 2019, our Executive Director, Jill Stoebner, was invited to be interviewed on Keloland Living. In her conversation with Gary Weckwerth, Stoebner highlighted how we serve the Sioux Falls community, how we got started, and how the conversation between caregivers and children after the death of a loved one can happen. Watch the interview… Continue reading Sad Isn’t Bad Featured on Keloland Living

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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?”