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Grief Support

Call on us.

Whether through a small daily email or identifying professional resources who can help you through your profound loss, we stand ready to support your next step.

365 Days of Healing

A daily email of comfort and hope may be one small light on your path. We are always here for you.

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Here’s one of the emails, designed to offer advice, tell stories, and otherwise help you heal.



Grief Support E-mail

 


 

Grief & Healing Resources



 

GriefShare

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk with you.

GriefShare



 

Web Healing

Web Healing offers discussion boards where you can talk with others, or browse recommended books.

Discussion groups



 

The Compassionate Friends

Whether your family has had a child die (at any age, from any cause), or you are helping someone else, The Compassionate Friends provides friendship, understanding, and hope.

Compassionate Friends



 

AARP

AARP offers articles, discussions, and helpful information on end-of-life care, the challenges faced by caregivers, and loss.

AARP Resources

 


 

Children & Grief

When a loved one dies, it can be difficult to know how to help kids cope. By being open and honest, encouraging communication, and sharing your own feelings, you can face your loss together.

The following links provide more information on helping kids and teens who are anticipating or have experienced loss.



When Families Grieve™

This guide was created by Sesame Workshop, the educational organization behind Sesame Street. 

Sesame Workshop toolkit

Helpful Children's Books

This list from Allina Health recommends children’s books that deal with death and grief. There are suggestions for children of all ages, from preschool to age 12. They also have books for different types of losses, such as the loss of a parent, sibling, grandparent, friend, or pet. With these books, you can start a meaningful conversation with your child and help them understand their feelings

Children's Booklist

 

More Advice

Here you'll find a Huffington Post article by Judith Acosta, counseling parents on ways to help kids who are afraid and in pain in situations that may include the death of a loved one. 

Helping Kids Heal

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