Can grief cause anxiety? | 05

Grief In Common - Winston's Wish

31-07-2023 • 30 mins

Is anxiety a normal part of grief? Ghislaine's dad died suddenly in an accident when she was a week old, and Nell’s sister took her own life last year. Although they have very different experiences, they both agree that their anxiety is linked to their grief. In this episode, they explore their different grief journeys but also find plenty of common ground. The conversation covers fear of someone else they love dying, ways to manage anxiety, and having awkward conversations about anxiety and grief.


Content warning: mentions of anxiety, panic attacks, suicide, vehicle accidents, and death throughout.


This episode was recorded over Zoom.


Created by the Winston’s Wish Youth Team

Produced and Edited by Jess, Winston’s Wish


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