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Maternal grief: the need for social support

“I fell into a huge hole,” says Helena Stahls, a bereaved mother, describing the impact of the death of her 34 year-old daughter Donna, by suicide. Although she lost her daughter more than a decade ago, it was clear that the pain of that memory persists for Stahls and that was one of the key […]

Talk looks at how black women cope in face of loss from gun violence

The trauma, stress and resiliency of black women who’ve lost a child to gun violence will be examined by Professor Annette Bailey of Ryerson University’s Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing at a session tomorrow of the Women's Health & Mental Wellbeing Speakers Series.  The talk, “Traumatic Stress, Social Support, Cognitive Appraisal and Resiliency Among Black […]