Grieving Out Loud with Angela Kennecke

Beyond the darkness: A mother’s empowering tale of love, loss, and renewed hope

Join host Angela Kennecke on this powerful episode of Grieving Out Loud as she sits down with Valerie Silveira, a woman whose journey will leave you inspired and moved. Valerie’s impact on the lives of countless individuals dealing with grief, depression, and the challenges of having a family member battle addiction is nothing short of extraordinary.

Valerie’s story began with her daughter’s harrowing battle with heroin addiction and the traumatic event of her daughter getting shot. The weight of depression, shame, and self-doubt took its toll as she watched her daughter make one heartbreaking decision after another. In the midst of darkness, Valerie found something remarkable – resilience and an unwavering commitment to helping others in similar struggles.

Through her own pain and experiences, Valerie has become a guiding light, a beacon of hope for those who walk a similar path. Her journey reminds us that even in the face of unimaginable challenges, strength and purpose can emerge.

Tune in to Grieving Out Loud and witness the transformative power of love, courage, and the human spirit.

  • Valerie Silveira's daughter, Jamie
  • Valerie Silveira

Don’t miss the chance to learn more about Valerie’s incredible journey in her book, Still Standing After All the Tears: Putting Back the Pieces After All Hell Breaks Loose. Find out how she turned her pain into a message of hope and healing for others.