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Speaking Grief

Speaking Grief is a multi-platform, public media initiative that explores how we can create a more grief-aware society by validating the experience of grievers and helping to guide those who wish to support them.

The documentary shares diverse representations of grief through candid interviews with grieving individuals and families, whose losses range from stillbirth to suicide, as well as leading grief professionals. It validates grief as a normal, healthy part of the human experience, addresses the importance of support from friends and family, and offers guidance on how to show up for people in their darkest moments.

The website is a free online resource with dozens of pages and hundreds of videos to help you understand and respond to grief.

Speaking Grief is produced by WPSU Penn State with philanthropic support from the New York Life Foundation.

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