May 2024 Teen Grief Support Group

Big Bend Hospice offers a monthly grief support group just for teens. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping. Connect with others: Meet other teens who get what you're going through. Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: May 7, 2024 Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm Who: Teens ages 13-17 who are grieving the loss of a loved one Location: Great Room at McCully Family House Located behind the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building 1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session. For More Information or to Register: Contact Whitney Snow at (850) 878-5310 or wsnow@bigbendhospice.org

Free

Mother’s Day Service of Remembrance

Event: Mother's Day Service of Remembrance Date and Time: Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 6:00 pm Location: Jean McCully House Great Room and Garden, Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 We invite you to join us for a special evening in which to remember and honor the extraordinary women who have touched our lives. Please bring a photo or other memento to place on our remembrance table. Light refreshments will be served. Here are some of the benefits of attending this event: Connect with other community members grieving the loss of a mother Learn helpful grief coping tips Share memories of your loved one Find support and comfort during a difficult time Who should attend: Anyone who is grieving the loss of a mother Anyone who is interested in learning more about grief and coping What to bring: Yourself A photo of your loved one (optional) Registration: This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Pam Mezzina at (850) 878-5310 or pamezzina@bigbendhospice.org with questions or to register.

May 2024 Suicide Loss Support Group

Big Bend Hospice offers a monthly grief support group for individuals dealing with a loss due to suicide. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping. Connect with others: Meet other survivors who get what you're going through. Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: May 14, 2024 Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm Who: Anyone who has lost someone due to suicide Location: Great Room at McCully Family House Located behind the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building 1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session. For More Information or to Register: Contact Pam Mezzina at (850) 878-5310 or pamezzina@bigbendhospice.org

Free

Spring Fling 2024

"Bee in the Garden" for the premier social event and fundraiser in Tallahassee! Come join us in the enchanted gardens of Tallahassee Nurseries and enter a world that dazzles the senses with food, wine, and music. Here's what you can expect: •  A fun night filled with great food and wonderful libations. •  Live music and entertainment. •  A chance to support the unfunded programs of Big Bend Hospice. Date: May 16, 2024 Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm Location: Tallahassee Nurseries 2911 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Tickets and Sponsorships: Tickets and Sponsorships Available Online HERE! www.bigbendhospice.charityproud.org/EventRegistration/Index/15127 For More Information: Connie Palmer cepalmer@bigbendhospice.org or Leila McClure llmcclure@bigbendhospice.org or you may call (850) 878-5310. Thank You! We look forward to seeing you there!

Sponsorships Available

May 2024 Children’s Grief Support Group

Big Bend Hospice offers a monthly grief support group just for children. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping. Connect with others: Meet other children who get what you're going through. Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: May 28, 2024 Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm Who: Children ages 6-12 who are grieving the loss of a loved one Location: Conference Room C Located in the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building 1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session. For More Information or to Register: Contact Whitney Snow at (850) 878-5310 or wsnow@bigbendhospice.org

Free

June 2024 Teen Grief Support Group

Big Bend Hospice offers a monthly grief support group just for teens. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping. Connect with others: Meet other teens who get what you're going through. Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: June 4, 2024 Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm Who: Teens ages 13-17 who are grieving the loss of a loved one Location: Great Room at McCully Family House Located behind the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building 1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session. For More Information or to Register: Contact Whitney Snow at (850) 878-5310 or wsnow@bigbendhospice.org

Free

June 2024 Suicide Loss Support Group

Big Bend Hospice offers a monthly grief support group for individuals dealing with a loss due to suicide. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping. Connect with others: Meet other survivors who get what you're going through. Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: June 11, 2024 Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm Who: Anyone who has lost someone due to suicide Location: Great Room at McCully Family House Located behind the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building 1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session. For More Information or to Register: Contact Pam Mezzina at (850) 878-5310 or pamezzina@bigbendhospice.org

Free

Father’s Day Grief Workshop

Big Bend Hospice - Bartelt Center 1723 Mahan Center Boulvard, Tallahassee, United States

Event: Father's Day Grief Workshop: An Evening of Sharing and Healing Date and Time: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 6:00 pm Location: Big Bend Hospice Bartelt Center Conference Room 1723 Mahan Center Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 We invite you to join us for a special evening in which to remember and honor the men who have made a difference in our lives. Children’s grief support activities will be available in a separate room for ages 6+. Light refreshments will be served. Here are some of the benefits of attending this event: Connect with other community members grieving the loss of an important male figure in their lives Learn helpful grief coping tips through participatory and interactive activities Share memories of your loved one Find support and comfort during a difficult time Who should attend: Anyone who is grieving the loss of a father, grandfather, or other important male figure in their lives Anyone who is interested in learning more about grief and coping What to bring: Yourself A photo of your loved one (optional) Registration: This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Pam Mezzina at 850-878-5310 or pamezzina@bigbendhospice.org with questions or to register.

Free

June 2024 Children’s Grief Support Group

Big Bend Hospice offers a monthly grief support group just for children. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping. Connect with others: Meet other children who get what you're going through. Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: June 25, 2024 Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm Who: Children ages 6-12 who are grieving the loss of a loved one Location: Conference Room C Located in the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building 1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session. For More Information or to Register: Contact Whitney Snow at (850) 878-5310 or wsnow@bigbendhospice.org

Free

July 2024 Teen Grief Support Group

Big Bend Hospice offers a monthly grief support group just for teens. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping. Connect with others: Meet other teens who get what you're going through. Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: July 2, 2024 Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm Who: Teens ages 13-17 who are grieving the loss of a loved one Location: Great Room at McCully Family House Located behind the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building 1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session. For More Information or to Register: Contact Whitney Snow at (850) 878-5310 or wsnow@bigbendhospice.org

Free

July 2024 Suicide Loss Support Group

Big Bend Hospice offers a monthly grief support group for individuals dealing with a loss due to suicide. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment.Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping.Connect with others: Meet other survivors who get what you're going through.Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: July 9, 2024Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pmWho: Anyone who has lost someone due to suicide Location: Great Room at McCully Family HouseLocated behind the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session.

 For More Information or to Register: Contact Pam Mezzina at (850) 878-5310 or pamezzina@bigbendhospice.org

Free

July/August Six Week Grief Support Group

Update: This grief group is now full. View the next available group here. Big Bend Hospice offers a six-week grief support group for individuals dealing with a loss. Trained grief counselors lead the group in a safe space where you can talk openly, learn healthy ways to cope with your grief, and connect with others. Here's what you can expect: A safe and welcoming space: Share your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Learn about grief: Understand what's normal and get tips for coping. Connect with others: Meet other survivors who get what you're going through. Get support from professionals: Trained grief counselors guide the group. Date: July 11, 2024 Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm Who: Anyone who has lost someone Location: Great Room at McCully Family House Located behind the Big Bend Hospice Administration Building 1723 Mahan Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Registration: This event is free and open to the community. Registration is required for the initial session. For More Information or to Register: Contact Pam Mezzina at (850) 878-5310 or pamezzina@bigbendhospice.org