The Healing Place, a free service of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital that helps anyone who has experienced a loss and is in need of spiritual and emotional support, is offering the following programs and sessions in October. All sessions will take place at The Healing Place, 2125 Heights Drive, Eau Claire, unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 715-717-6028.

• Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 5 p.m., Tuesday evening meditation group. Free. No registration needed.
• Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10 a.m., Wednesday morning meditation group. Free. No registration needed.
• Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m., gratefulness gathering, a monthly program designed to cultivate grateful living. Free. No registration needed.
• Oct. 3 and 17, 6:30 p.m., suicide survivor’s support group. Free. No registration needed.
• Oct. 7 and 21, 6:30 p.m., parent grief support group. Free. No registration needed.
• Oct. 8, 5 p.m., sound meditation/Tibetan singing bowls with Mary Jackelen. Free. No registration needed.
• Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m., “It’s ok that you’re not ok.” A program using TED Talks to discuss grief, loss and life transition. Free. No registration needed.
• Oct. 16, 23 and 30, 2 p.m., Personality, Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Style, three-part workshop to help strengthen relationships by reducing conflict and improving communication. Free. Call to register by Oct. 9, 715-717-6028.
• Oct. 17, 11 a.m., “Book Club,” part of The Healing Place’s Movies with a Message series, at Micon Downtown Cinema (315 S. Barstow Street). Free. No registration needed. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
• Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m., Mindfully Merry: Taming the Tinsel at Holiday Time, offers tips for coping with stress and grief at Christmastime and beyond. Free. No registration needed.
• Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m., six-week spouse loss support group. Free. Call to register by Oct. 24, 715-717-6028.

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