August support group schedule for Samaritan Center for Grief Support

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The Samaritan Center for Grief Support, a member of the Samaritan Family of Services, announces its August support group schedule.

“Grief is a natural, healthy and universal emotion. It helps us accept a loss and begin to heal. You don’t have to grieve alone,” said Kim Rumaker, manager of the Samaritan Center for Grief Support.

The following support groups will be offered by the Samaritan Center for Grief Support staff in August:

-Understanding Grief — An Overview of the Grief Process. The session will be Monday, Aug. 31 6 p.m. at Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Center for Grief — 5 Eves Drive, Marlton.

-The Grieving Heart — For adults grieving the loss of a family member or friend: Sessions will be held at Virtua Memorial in Mt. Holly — 175 Madison Ave, Mt. Holly, on Aug. 8 from 2–3:30 p.m. and at Hammonton Library — 451 South Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton, on Aug. 15 from 10–11:30 a.m.

Samaritan’s grief support groups are open to anyone in the community, but registration is required at (856) 596–8550. Other Center services include grief counseling for adults and children, and PTSD services for active military and veterans. To view a complete schedule of upcoming support groups, visit: www.SamaritanNJ.org.

Samaritan is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, independent organization accredited by The Joint Commission, a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and its We Honor Veterans program created in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For more information, visit www.SamaritanNJ.org.