All groups/workshops/events are located at Frederick Health Village, 1 Frederick Health Way, Frederick MD 21701 (groups/workshops are for adults only unless otherwise specified)
*Any questions, please call 240-566-3030 and ask to speak to one of our Bereavement Coordinators
NOTE: Due to high volume and current full group capacity, we are limited to the groups shown below. Additional groups will be posted to our website as they become available. You may also contact one of our bereavement counselors at 240-566-3030 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Grief Support Group - DAY AND EVENING
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 2-3:30 pm
2nd and 4th Thursdays, 5-6:30 pm (no group November 23rd)
This support group is an open-ended (ongoing) group designed to provide support to individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Being with individuals who have had similar experiences and feelings allows sharing and healing to take place, and this group provides a safe place where group members can share their story and express their grief.
This is a drop in group; no need to pre-register
Spousal/Partner Loss Socials - EVENING
3rd Wednesday of each month, 5:30-6:30 pm
These monthly get-togethers are designed for individuals who have experienced the death of a spouse/partner and are looking to connect with others who have gone through a similar situation. There will be no agenda or educational aspect to these gatherings, but they will instead serve as a way for individuals to meet and find peer support. Light refreshments will be provided.
Registration is not required. Socials will be held outdoors, weather permitting.
Please use the WEST entrance (on the right side of the building) for this event. There is a large parking lot and a long, covered walkway leading to the entrance.
Overdose Grief Support Group
In-person at the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown
Every other Monday, beginning Feb 27th, 6-7:30 pm
An ongoing biweekly grief support group for anyone over the age of 18 who has had a family member die because of an alcohol or drug overdose. This support group will help you to address a variety of issues, increase social support, learn coping skills to guide you through your grief journey, and find ways to memorialize your loved one.
Registrations requested, but not required
Register Here for the Groups Below
Suicide-Survivor Support Group
Wednesdays, June 21st-July 26th, 6-7:30 pm
This 6-week support group provides a safe, non-judgmental place for family and friends to talk about their person and feelings with others in the community. Education is provided through information, support, referral, and follow-up care for those who have experienced the loss of someone to suicide. Once this group begins, it is closed to new members.
Please register for this group by June 14th
The Bucket List Book Club
Last Sunday of every month, 2-4 pm, launching 1/29/2023!!!
As you can tell by the title, this is not your usual book club! Each month, we will explore issues surrounding death AND life through a variety of books and other media. And no, you don’t have to read the titles to attend! Just come with an open mind and an interest in exploring how to live your best life. This program is in partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries and Curious Iguana. Our first book will be “The Unwinding of the Miracle” by Julie Yip-Williams.
RSVPs requested, but not required. Rm A-136
Click here to see the name of the book for each month