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Warning Signs That You May Need Help With Grief

Warning Signs That You May Need Help With Grief

Grief is a natural process which everyone deals with differently and can last for months afterwards. Feeling sad, being in shock, crying, being sick and feeling numb are just some of the normal feelings you can feel while grieving.
If these feelings remain too long and take over your life (called complicated grief) it might be the time to consider getting in touch with us for some help the grieving process. Complicated grief can be treated with therapy to allow you to accept the reality of loss and get back to a daily life.

Warning signs Of Complicated Grief include:

  • Acting like the person who died
  • Struggling to talk about the loss
  • Feeling depressed
  • Suffering with fatigue
  • Starting to do high risk or dangerous things
  • Acting in a destructive manner
  • Can’t stop crying
  • Muscular tension
  • Full of despair
  • Blaming others for the loss
  • Fighting with friends and family
  • Dramatic changes in weight and appetite
  • Overcompensating by taking care of other people too much
  • Higher blood pressure
  • Feeling helpless
  • Not wanting to leave home
  • Stealing things from others
  • More susceptible to illness
  • Seeking solitude and spurning company
  • Overwhelming guilt
  • Feelings of anger, fighting and aggression
  • Stop looking after yourself
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Inability to talk about the death
  • Disturbance of sleep
  • Becoming withdrawn from friends and activities
  • Substance abuse
  • Apathy regarding activities or future