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Support for Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Drug Overdose

Ellsworth-  Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County announces a new support group for Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Drug Overdose.  The group will be held Thursdays August 31 through October 5, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the HVHC Ellsworth office.  The group is free of charge but participants need to register at least a week in advance to allow time for group preparation.  For more information, call Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County at 667-2531.

Losing a child to drug overdose can make you feel alone and in pain.  Maybe you are thinking no one could possibly understand how you feel.  If you have lost a child to drug overdose, you are not alone.  There were 378 overdose deaths in Maine in 2016, that’s an average of more than one overdose death per day throughout the state.  This group will provide a safe, non-judgmental, confidential space to receive support, to share difficult emotions and to build connection.

Please join us for this initial offering supporting parents who have lost a child to drug overdose.

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