Tagloss of a child

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S1E52: Coping with a Child’s Death

The death of a child is a life-altering event for parents, leading to grief that is individual, intense, and long-lasting. The death of a child goes against the “natural” order of life. The young are supposed to outlive the old. It radically changes future dreams as well as parents' present roles...

Allan Wilson playing guitar.

Episode 33: Grieving Your Child’s Death

Calgary musician Allan Roy Wilson is our guest this week and talk about his new album. This work is the result of that two-year writing session that began in August 2018 is “I Just Want You to Come Home,” a 10-song CD Wilson penned in honor of his son, Josh, who died of cancer in 2000. You don’t...

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Episode 24: Healing after your child dies from an overdose

Polly's son revealed he had been misusing opioids for four years, which started a rollercoaster of detox and relapses. One day he went missing and was found in his car, dead from an overdose of oxycontin laced with fentanyl. Polly talks about how overwhelming a sudden death is, the stigma, guilt...

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