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Grief Support Groups Available at No Cost to the Tillamook County Community


Adventist Health Tillamook would like to announce that adult grief groups are available for those experiencing any kind of loss during or after a traumatic event. Board-certified chaplain and bereavement specialist Pam Strachan, DMin, MDiv. BCC, facilitates this in-person grief support group using her extensive experience supporting adults dealing with grief and loss.

Grief is the natural emotional response to loss. It can be caused by a variety of events, including the death of a loved one, the end of a relationship, the loss of a job or a serious illness. Grief can also be caused by major life changes, such as moving to a new city or retiring. Grief is a complex emotion that can manifest in many different ways. People who are grieving may feel a range of emotions, including sadness, anger, guilt, loneliness and confusion. They may also experience physical symptoms, such as fatigue, changes in appetite and difficulty sleeping.

If you or someone you know is struggling with difficult and unexpected emotions from shock, anger, disbelief, guilt and sadness from grief, please consider joining this support program. To RSVP or to ask questions contact Pam Strachan, or call (503) 815-2411.

Adventist Health Tillamook Grief Support Group Locations, Dates and Times

  • Adventist Health Tillamook
    Education Room D
    1000 Third St., Tillamook
    4 – 5 p.m.
    Second and fourth Thursday of each month
  • Manzanita Calvary Bible
    Church Fellowship Room
    560 Laneda Ave., Manzanita
    11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    First and third Tuesday of each month