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Bereavement Support Group

Open to patients and employees of the Mass General and Partners Healthcare community

What : This 8-week group is for people who have experienced the death of a loved one within the past year and a half. Open to patients, employees, and their families.
When/Where : Please call for more information.
Contact : For any questions, to make a referral, or to schedule a pre-group screening interview, please contact the group leader, Marie Herbert, LICSW, at 617-726-8199.

The fee for this group is covered by most insurances and Medicare.

This group is organized by the Social Service Department

Club STAR: Sharing Together and Remembering

A bereavement support group for children and teens

What: This group is for children and teens in kindergarten through senior year of high school and their parents who are grieving the the death of a parent or sibling. The group provides opportunities to share experiences, create projects, and participate in memory making activities. There is a special group for parents/caregivers. This is a membership group, but new members are welcome at any time.
When: The group meets the 1st Wednesday of the month from October-June 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Building
Contact: Please call Hillary D'Amato, CCLS at (617)643-9276 or for more information or to register.

*Dinner and parking reimbursement are provided.

This group is organized by the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Child Life and the Social Services Departments.

Healing After Loss

A Perinatal Loss Support Group

What: A drop-in group for those who have experienced the loss of a child during any stage of pregnancy. This group provides a safe environment to share feelings and connect with others. Free to attend.
When: First and Third Tuesday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Where: Mass General Hospital Boston, Social Service Main Office, WACC Lobby, Room 023
Contact: Please contact Lisa Masciulli, MSW, LICSW at 617-724-3177 or Nancy Leventhal, MSW, LICSW at 617-724-1307 before attending.

*No child care will be provided.


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