You may benefit from professional bereavement services if you're...
Running in "high gear" and restless most of the time; feeling the need to be constantly busy... beyond what is normal for you.
Feeling lethargic, listless or depleted most of the time without being refreshed by sleep
Engaging in harmful or excessive behaviors that may prove to be dangerous over time (e.g., drinking or smoking more than you used to, using more prescription or non-prescription drugs, driving in an unsafe or reckless manner, contemplating self-destructive thoughts.)
Avoiding or withdrawing from persons, places or situations that are reminders of the deceased person.
Needing to talk about your loss but trying not to do so for fear of burdening or upsetting others.
Wondering whether your grief reaction is normal.
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