Kenny Slaught Shares Benefits Of Hospice Of Santa Barbara’s Anticipatory Grief Services

Hospice of Santa Barbara provides a full suite of programming to serve individuals facing terminal and chronic illness, as well as their families. Several of the programs at the Hospice focus on the needs of children dealing with the impending or recent passing of a loved one. Kenny Slaught points out that about one in five children experience the death of a relative prior to turning 18, and one in 20 children faces the loss of one or both parents prior to reaching adulthood. Hospice of Santa Barbara’s mission is to provide individuals in these situations with free support through numerous programs, aiding parties in coping with grief to avoid or mitigate depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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