Resources » Grief and Loss
Coping with the Loss of a Spouse
Having a spouse die is a horrible, and traumatic event in a person's life. While a person probably never can completely cope with the loss of a spouse, Dr. Martin shows some simple and easy to understand steps that can help.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/coping-with-the-loss-of-a-spouse/00025 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 3099 - Rate This | Details
Death with Dignity
This site provides resources to help cope with the loss of a loved one or prepare for the future. I really liked this site because it has so much useful information for someone who is losing a loved one.
http://www.deathwithdignity.org/ - 21-Apr-2003 - Hits: 1135 - Rate This | Details
Developed by a certified bereavement counselor, this site offers information, comfort and support to those who are anticipating or mourning the loss of a loved one, whether human or animal. Includes articles on various aspects of loss as well as links to other resources.
http://www.griefhealing.com - 25-Apr-2000 - Hits: 3141 - Rate This | Details
Excellent site with loads of information and 37 email support groups, room for personal memorial pages, a site for kids support, and a guestbook for posting messages. I have been a volunteer for more than 4 years, after finding them when in great need, and know it's an excellent resource and the support groups are very helpful. The director is Cendra Lynn and her email is [email protected]
http://griefnet.org - 5-Sep-2000 - Hits: 2865 - Rate This | Details
- Shattering Eight Myths About Grief
- A Year is a Relative Thing
- Facing Sudden Loss
- Guilt and Regret in Prolonged Illness
- Helping a Child Deal with Death
- Eight Myths About Children and Loss
- Reflections on Spiritual Problems in Sudden Loss
- After Caregiving Ends
- Holiday Memories
- Grief and the Holidays
- Am I Losing My Mind?
This site from the Hospice Foundation of America provides extensive information about the grieving process, including dozens of articles and useful information for anyone going through the grieving process. Articles include:
http://www.hospicefoundation.org/griefandloss/ - 4-Mar-2005 - Hits: 3811 - Rate This | Details
Journey Through Grief
Learn the various ways of coping and dealing with grief, trauma, loss and sorrow, from grief poems through to the making of memory books.
http://www.journey-through-grief.com/ - 8-Jun-2009 - Hits: 1384 - Rate This | Details
Trauma Grief & Recovery
An article entitled, "Terrorism: September 11, 2001 Trauma Grief and Recovery," written by Kathleen Nader, D.S.W.
http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/PTSD-after-9-11-Trauma-Grief-and-Recovery.html - 2-Sep-2003 - Hits: 1034 - Rate This | Details
Created by Tom Golden, LCSW, this website is devoted to helping people understand and deal with profound grief. Webhealing.com provides free resources for those experiencing loss, including articles and forums, as well as paid services and tools provided by Mr. Golden through his workshops and private practice.
http://www.webhealing.com/ - 19-Jan-2000 - Hits: 8556 - Rate This | Details
Thank you for visiting WidowNet, 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.
http://www.widownet.org/ - 5-Feb-2000 - Hits: 1494 - Rate This | Details
ObituariesHelp.org is a helpful resource to you whether you are simply browsing through obituaries, building a family tree, or have the unfortunate task of writing an obituary for a deceased loved one.
http://obituarieshelp.org/words_of_condolences_hub.html - 16-May-2016 - Hits: 5 - Rate This | Details
Bereavement Support Network
This website is designed to answer many questions that come about after the death of a loved one. Includes very practical information and support that addresses topics such as care for the deceased, dealing with coroners and death registration, financial concerns, and caring for the bereaved.
http://bereavementsupport.co.uk - 3-Sep-2015 - Hits: 104 - Rate This | Details
Center for Complicated Grief
- Raising awareness of CG in the general population so that individuals suffering with prolonged, complicated grief, as well as their family and friends, will recognize the condition and learn where to find help.
- Working to disseminate CG-related assessment and therapeutic tools to practicing clinicians such as grief counselors and health professionals.
- Developing curricula for graduate, post-masters and post-doctoral education of mental health professionals.
- Fostering innovative research to continuously improve complicated grief treatment and treatment dissemination.
The Center for Complicated Grief seeks to improve the lives of people with complicated grief through a comprehensive program of outreach, education, training, and research. The Centers activities focus on four key areas:
The Center is committed to training mental health clinicians to administer and teach complicated grief treatment.
http://www.complicatedgrief.org - 15-Jan-2015 - Hits: 241 - Rate This | Details
Chance's Spot is a great pet loss and support site, offering everything from pet tributes that anyone can add, a weekly newsletter, grief resources for grieving pet owners, and a thriving support group.
http://www.chancesspot.org/ - 16-Nov-2007 - Hits: 402 - Rate This | Details
From the Hospice Foundation of America, this article helps a person to understand how to cope with sudden loss in their lives.
http://hospicefoundation.org/Grief-Support.aspx - 17-Sep-2001 - Hits: 435 - Rate This | Details
This site offers resources for women looking for resources for help with grief after abortion. A self-help plan is offered as well as a free downloadable inventory to evaluate abortion grief in the individual. Coming from a non-judgmental, non-political, strictly professional perspective. Also offers resources for professional therapists to address this issue with their clients.
http://www.missingpieces.org/ - 23-Feb-2014 - Hits: 188 - Rate This | Details
Moving Beyond the Loss of an Ability
How can a person handle a loss of an ability? It may be something as eyesight, hearing, or it can be such things as walking, talking and others. What happens when a person loses abilities and how can they best help themselves?
http://psychcentral.com/lib/moving-beyond-the-loss-of-an-ability/000109 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 582 - Rate This | Details
Pet Loss Help
PetLossHelp.Org is a website devoted to helping you manage the grieving process that follows the loss of an animal companion. Losing a precious pet can be among the most devastating experiences in a person’s life. Often we are overwhelmed with feelings that are so strong, we feel as if we cannot tolerate the intensity of the grief.
http://www.petlosshelp.org/ - 17-Mar-2010 - Hits: 332 - Rate This | Details
Sympathy Message Ideas
A resource offering help and examples when struggling with finding the right words for a sympathy, bereavement or condolence message.
http://www.sympathymessageideas.com - 15-Sep-2015 - Hits: 92 - Rate This | Details
Talking to Your Child About the Loss of a Loved One
A series of articles written for family and parents trying to understand how to best talk to their children about the loss or death of someone close to them. The articles explain how children should be approached about death, whether they should attend the funeral, and how you should approach the topic when talking to them based upon their age and individual needs.
http://psychcentral.com/library/child_death.htm - 16-Nov-2005 - Hits: 641 - Rate This | Details
Tips for Better Managing Your Stress
There has to be a better way. Stewing around in life, upset because things did not turn out the way they were supposed to is not the best way to deal with your life. You deserve better. Do you want to learn how to manage your stress better? You do? Click on this article, and find out how.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/tips-for-better-managing-your-stress/000103 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 959 - Rate This | Details