Lourdes to host support group for those affected by loss due to overdose

s the number of people affected by drug and alcohol addiction grows, more and more families are left to grieve overdose deaths.

Lourdes Hospital will be offering a support group for those who are grieving a substance-related death. The group is led by certified social workers and will help address the unique challenges and emotions associated with this type of grief.

The support group will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Lourdes Hospital, 169 Riverside Dr., Binghamton and continue each Wednesday for six weeks.

Registration is required by calling 1-877-9LOURDES. You can also call 798-5899 or 798-5688 if you have questions.