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Grief Resources

 

AARP Grief & Loss: a collection of resources and an on-line support community.

American Cancer Society - Support to cancer patients, family, and friends.

Growth House - Discusses hospice care, dying with dignity, terminal illness, grief, and bereavement.

GROWW.org - message boards, resource listings, and secure chat rooms for the grieving.

WidowNet - an information and support resource for, and by, widows and widowers.

Grief Resources For Parents 

National SIDS and Infant Death Program Support Center - provides research, education, and support for families dealing with SIDS.

Bereaved Parents USA - a nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families.

The Compassionate Friends - supports families who have experienced the death of a child.

SHARE Pregnancy & and Infant Loss Support - provides support to those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or newborn death.

Grief Resources For Children 

 Fernside Online - an online resource for grieving children.

Courageous Kids - a grief support program for youth and their families, for whom a loved one has died. 

The Dougy Center - the first center in the United States to provide peer support groups for grieving children. They provide support and training locally, nationally, and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief. 

The Mary-Amelia Book Company - "Kirby's Ocean Friend" is a touching story about a young ocean liner named Kirby who is helped by his ocean friend, Pearl, on his 'journey of grief" after the death of his mother. KOF was written as a grief resource tool for young children between the ages of 4 and 6 years old who have lost a parent to open the lines of communication to help them process the difficult emotion of grief.

 

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