Grief and Bereavement Resources

Grief & Bereavement Resources

The internet has a wealth of education and support resources related to grief, bereavement and the many types of loss people experience. The following links are only a suggested beginning point to connect with those resources.

Grief & Bereavement

  • National Donor Family Council – Opportunities for donor families to share their stories and find support. Message boards, email discussions, pen pals and an online newsletter.
  • Beyond Indigo– Education, resources, message boards, chat rooms and advice on all types of loss.
  • Grief Watch – Articles on grief and links to resources.
  • GriefNet.org – Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death and major loss.
  • GriefStories – A non-profit organization that makes short video stories with hope, insights and information about grief.

Loss of Spouse

  • Sisterhood of Widows – Online grief support site for widows and focuses on support and recovery.
  • AARP– Information for widows and widowers. Online discussions.

Infant and Child Loss

  • Compassionate Friends– Education and support for bereaved parents of any age. Links to local chapter meetings and newsletter.
  • The M.I.S.S. Foundation– Online support through chat rooms and forums, local support groups, online newsletter.
  • Bereaved Parents of the USA– Information for parents who have lost a child, online newsletter and links to resources.
  • Alive Alone– Support for parents whose only child or all children have died. Newsletter, links, resources and message board.

Children’s Grief

  • Kidsaid– Grief support specifically for children and adolescents. Peer and professional support.

Sibling Loss

  • The Sibling Connection – Education and support for sibling loss at any age. Online newsletter.
  • COPE (Connecting our Paths Eternally) – Organization dedicated to helping those who have suffered a loss with sibling support groups.

Suicide

  • The Gift of Keith – Website started by parents whose son died by suicide. Resources and articles by other survivors of suicide.
  • Alliance of Hope – Online support for families coping with a loved one’s loss due to suicide.

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