Grief is a natural response to loss. It’s the emotional suffering you feel when something or someone you love is taken away. The following list of online resources may help you or your family members cope with your loss.
GRIEF RESOURCES ON THE WEB
An organization for educational and charitable purposes, to benefit bereaved parents whose only child or all children are deceased by providing a self-help network and publications to promote communication and healing.
GRIEF TIPS FROM WILLOWGREEN.COM
Willowgreen is a provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.
CRISIS, GRIEF AND HEALING
A Grief and healing Discussion Site
GRIEF RESOURCES CATALOG
A resource center dedicated to providing grief support products for those who may be grieving the loss of a loved one. The grief support materials found here are designed to assist those in a journey through grief and for friends, relatives, and grief professionals who want to help someone who is experiencing grief.
GriefNet An Internet community consisting of more than 35 email support groups and two web sites. Our integrated approach to on-line grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues of all kinds. Our companion site, KIDSAID, provides a safe environment for kids and their parents to find information and ask questions.
Helpguide.org an online resource for coping with grief and loss and understanding the grieving process.
Learn about hospice care and programs, read excerpts from hospice publications, order books and videos and learn about the annual bereavement teleconference which is co-sponsored by the Hospice Foundation of America and The Compassionate Friends.
A safe and wonderful place for kids to share and to help each other deal with grief about any of their losses. Its a place to share and deal with feelings, to show artwork and stories, to talk about pets, to meet with ones peers. There will even be some games and contests. KIDSAID is owned and run by GriefNet.
Mothers in Sympathy and Support, a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization committed to providing emergency support to parents after the death of their baby: stillbirth, neonatal death, premature birth, congenital anomalies, SIDS, and any childs death.
NATIONAL SIDS RESOURCE CENTER
Provides information services and technical assistance on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and related topics.
RENEW CENTER FOR PERSONAL RECOVERY
Specialist in Crisis Management for Schools and other Organizations.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support – SHAREs mission is to serve those who are touched by the tragic death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Web site offers packet of grief literature, information on local chapters, bi-monthly newsletter, resources.
Survivors of Suicide – A directory of SOS chapters, excerpts from their quarterly newsletter and suggestions for suicide survivors are available at this site.
SUICIDE…FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Touchstone Health Patners address many complex issues and questions surrounding suicide.
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS
Grief support after the death of a child. The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child and to provide information to help others be supportive.
An information and self-help resource for, and by, widows and widowers. Topics covered include grief, bereavement, recovery, and other information helpful to people of all ages, religious backgrounds, and sexual orientations who have suffered the death of a spouse or life partner.
WORKING WITH CHILDREN
Resources for children in distress
Bereavement Resources – A wonderful web site filled with many helpful articles and suggestions for the bereaved.
The COPE Foundation is a non-profit grief and healing organization dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child.