Grief, Loss and New Traditions During the Holidays

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people in different ways. Now that the seasons are
changing and weather is colder, it is more difficult to connect with the people we care about.
The upcoming holiday season will likely look much different for many families this year. Dealing with
grief and loss during this time can be challenging whether it is the loss of a loved one, grief from
missing out on seeing our family, or a loss of normalcy and traditions. Click here to read some tips and
considerations when dealing with grief and loss during this time along with some suggestions for
creating new traditions.

Additional resources are available on the UW Division of Extension Behavioral Health website.