Grief Resources & Support

I’m not a grief expert, I’m just a griever, like you. I have relied on professionals to help me on this journey. Following are a list of resources if you need support getting through it as well. We all need support, don’t we? Praying for you, friend!

I also highly recommend seeking support from your local church. Many offer grief groups as well as spiritual support, which I’ve found to be crucial to my healing. Hospice services in your area are another excellent resource for bereavement support.

National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC): https://childrengrieve.org

Association on Death Education and Counseling (ADEC): http://www.adec.org/adec/default.aspx

What’s Your Grief: http://www.whatsyourgrief.com

Centering Corporation: http://centering.org

The Dougy Center: http://www.dougy.org/

The Grief Toolbox: http://thegrieftoolbox.com

There are many grief support organizations in local communities as well. Some wonderful programs are sometimes offered through funeral homes as well. Here are a few in my state. They may be able to direct you to resources specific to your area as well.

Hamilton’s Funeral Home Academy of Grief & Loss: http://www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com/academy/detail.aspx?p=1

Amanda The Panda: https://amandathepanda.org

Bereavement services through Hospice – Unity Point: https://www.unitypoint.org/homecare/bereavement-services.aspx