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Tips for Dealing with Grief Due to the Oil Spill Disaster

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration (SAMHSA)

Grief can be a normal reaction to the environmental, cultural, and economic losses due to the oil spill disaster in the Gulf Coast. This tip sheet discusses what grief feels like and how it differs from depression, how long grief lasts, and how you know when you are done grieving. 


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