The Doctor Is In: Dealing with Depression, Grief & Loss

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The holidays are meant to be a joyous and cheerful time.  But if you're struggling with grief, the holidays can be far from happy.

Financial stress, serious illness and grieving the loss of a loved one are all factors that can make this time of year challenging.

Join Deena Centofanti and Beaumont Psychiatrist, Dr. Joel Young,Wednesday as they talk about managing difficult feelings during the holidays for yourself or someone you know.

Live Blog The Doctor Is In: Dealing with Depression, Grief & Loss

How to help someone who is grieving:
1.      Acknowledge the situation
2.      Be supportive, remain present for the person.
3.      Don’t try to fix the problem
4.      Invite them to do something with you, spend time with you

How to ease holiday stress:
1.      Don’t procrastinate when buying holiday gifts.
2.      Create a budget
3.      Prepare food for large family gatherings ahead of time (freeze items, if possible)
4.      Plan for special events and activities. Then, enjoy the time you spend with family - live in the moment.


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