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IN THE NEWS: Grief Recovery Center Launches COVID-19 Community Care Program

Updated: Nov 21, 2020

Baton Rouge, LA - Grief Recovery Center (GRCBR) is excited to announce the launch of the COVID-19 Community Care Program. The pandemic has caused an increase in people experiencing anxiety, depression, and burn out. Additionally, many have lost jobs that provided insurance coverage that provided access to mental health services. Changes in employment, school, and social opportunities make it harder to cope with COVID-19 and prevention measures.

Capital Area United Way awarded GRCBR a grant to help the community during this ever changing time. As part of the COVID-19 Community Care Program, are offering counseling, education and support groups (all free of charge) including:

  • Living Through and Beyond COVID-19 (Adults) - Wednesdays, Available October 14 @ 6:00 pm Find information, support, encouragement, and hope with other adult

    • Mindful Parenting Through the Pandemic (Parents) - Thursdays, Available October 29 @ 6:00 pm Learn effective and mindful ways to help parent through the stress of maintaining multiple roles in a new environment

    • Surviving and Thriving (Teens and Adolescents) - Wednesdays, Available November 11 @ 6:00 pm A group designed to help teens and adolescents connect and build a safe community given social distancing guidelines

    • Finding Joy through COVID-19 (Children) - Sundays, Available November 15 @ 2:00 pm Helping children rediscover the joys of therapeutic play and friendship during the pandemic

To register for the COVID-19 Community Care Program group programs REGISTER ONLINE HERE or contact Jennifer Tewell at or Debbie Breaux for individual and family counseling at For questions or additional information regarding the program call (225) 924-6621.

GRCBR has offered mental health services since 1991. As part of its mission, we see all clients regardless of ability to pay for services. Through the COVID-19 Community Care Program, GRCBR will be able to see more clients who are uninsured or underinsured. Licensed mental health professionals at GRCBR can see children, teens, and adults, by Zoom Healthcare or in person. For more information about any of these services, contact us at (225) 924-6621 or at

Office hours are Monday through Thursday 8 am - 5 pm and 8 am - 12 on Friday. For updates visit our website at or our Facebook page at Facebook @griefrecoverybatonrouge.

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