Grief Support

in Grief, Death and Loss
Center for Loss and Life Transition
A private organization dedicated to furthering our understanding of and compassion for the complex set of emotions we call grief. Dedicated to helping both the bereaved, by walking with them in their unique life journeys, and bereavement caregivers, by serving as their educational liaison and professional forum.

Crisis, Grief and Healing
A place where men and women can discuss, chat or browse to understand the many different paths to heal strong emotions. Resources on the site include excerpts from author Tom Golden's books on healing from loss.

GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have many email support groups. Their integrated approach to online grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues of all kinds.

A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.

Grief and Loss
Grief support information and resources from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).

in Aging / Dying / Caregiving
Growth House
An international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end of life issues. Hypertext topic pages link to sites around the world. Links to hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and related topics in life-threatening illness.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.


National Donor Memorial
Grief - Where Grace Happens
The Compassionate Friends
The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families
Children's Grief & Loss Issues
National Kidney Foundation
Center for Loss & Life Transition
Grief Healing
Journey of Hearts: A Healing Place for Those Dealing with Grief
Grief Recovery Method
Coping With Loss: 115 Helpful Websites on Grief & Bereavement

General Books on Coping with Grief

A Guide for the Bereaved Survivor
Authors: Robert Baugher and Marc Calija
Believe: A Young Widow's Journey Through Brokenness and Back
Author: Jennifer Silvera
Finding Your Way after Your Spouse Dies
Author: Marta Felber
Gentle Willow: A Story for Children about Dying
Author: Joyce C. Mill
Giving Life: Inspirational Stories of Hope for the Organ Donors and Recipients
Author: Tom Falsey
Life Between Falls: A Travelogue Through Grief and the Unexpected
Author: Julie Lange
The Free Bird Flies: Choosing Life After Loss
Author: Bert Fife

The Gift that Heals: Stories of Hope, Renewal, and Transformation Through Organ and Tissue Donation
Author: Reg Green
Water Bugs & Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children
Author: Doris Stickney
Celebration of A Life
Author: Sieff and Cellars
A Time to Grieve: Meditations For Healing After the Death of a Loved One
Author: Staudacher, Carol
Campanion Through Darkness: Inner Dialogues On Grief
Author: Ericcson, Stephanie
Man's Search for Meaning
Author: Frankl, Victor
The Orphaned Adult: Understanding and Coping with Grief and Change after the Death of our Parents
Author: Levy, Alexander

Support Groups

The Compassionate Friends
(Parents whose children have died)
For Chapter information in your area: 1-877-969-0010 (English & Spanish)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Crisis Line: 1-800-221-7437
(English & Spanish)
Information on resources:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis Line: 1-273-TALK (8255)
(English & Spanish)
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Families of Homicide Victims
Safehorizon: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)
Emotions Anonymous
Contact Number: 651-647-9712