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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://webhealing.com/ - 19-Jan-2000 - Hits: 9338 - Rate This | Details
Grief and Sympathy
Grief and Sympathy is written by nurse, health visitor and hospice matron Elizabeth Postle who had over 45 years experience helping the bereaved. The site has grown to be one of the foremost grief support websites on the net with over half a million users in 2018. This resource encompasses all types of loss including divorce, chronic illness, pet loss, disability, and grief due to a relative with Alzheimer's disease as well as bereavement. It also includes poems, quotes, and advice for planning funerals and expressing sympathy.
https://www.griefandsympathy.com - 2-Feb-2019 - Hits: 11 - 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: 561 - 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.
https://complicatedgrief.columbia.edu/professionals/complicated-grief-professionals/overview/ - 15-Jan-2015 - Hits: 727 - 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: 733 - Rate This | Details
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.
https://psychcentral.com/lib/coping-with-the-loss-of-a-spouse/ - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 3779 - 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.
https://www.deathwithdignity.org/ - 21-Apr-2003 - Hits: 1539 - 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: 3848 - 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: 3511 - Rate This | Details
Hospice Foundation of America
- 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?
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:
https://hospicefoundation.org/ - 4-Mar-2005 - Hits: 4393 - Rate This | Details
Journey Through Grief
Journey Through Grief provides various ways of learning to cope and deal with grief, trauma, loss and sorrow; from grief poems to the making of memory books, memorial gardens and more.
http://www.journey-through-grief.com/ - 8-Jun-2009 - Hits: 1994 - Rate This | Details
KidsGrief.ca is a series of three learning modules that equip parents, guardians and other caregivers with evidence-based grief support strategies for children aged 2-18.
They are also an educational and family resource for healthcare providers and educators. Some topics include: teachable moments, such as pet death; preparing kids to be at the bedside of someone who is dying; informing kids about a death; explaining Medical Assistance in Dying, and suicide, and more.
KidsGrief.ca was developed by the Canadian Virtual Hospice and a team of grief experts and family advisors.
http://KidsGrief.ca - 25-Jan-2018 - Hits: 260 - 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?
https://psychcentral.com/lib/moving-beyond-the-loss-of-an-ability/ - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 885 - Rate This | Details
MyGrief.ca is an online support for people working through grief and loss or supporting someone who is grieving. Produced by Canadian Virtual Hospice in collaboration with a team of families, grief experts and partners, it consists of nine sections covering a variety of topics including: recognizing how grief affects you before and after death; facing emotions such as sadness, loneliness, anger, fear and guilt; managing situations that trigger grief; managing family dynamics; dealing with unhelpful comments and unwanted advice and more.
http://MyGrief.ca - 25-Jan-2018 - Hits: 148 - 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.
https://obituarieshelp.org/words_of_condolences_hub.html - 16-May-2016 - Hits: 259 - 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 personâ€™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: 653 - Rate This | Details
Scrapbook.com - Creating Memorial Albums After Loss
Scrapbooking after losing a loved one can be an emotional and challenging experience. It can also be therapeutic, helping us to grieve and heal after the loss, while keeping the memory of our loved one alive for us and helping us focus on happy memories.
This guide from Scrapbook.com explores how to approach the difficult subject of creating albums in memory of loved ones who have passed for funeral services, memorial services, record keeping and life sharing and more.
https://www.scrapbook.com/articles/after-loss - 11-Jul-2018 - Hits: 79 - 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: 413 - Rate This | Details
Sympathy Messages and Quotes
This article from Trees for a Change offers an extensive list of sympathy message ideas and condolence quotes to help you express yourself after a loss of a friend or loved one.
https://www.treesforachange.com/pages/sympathy-message-ideas-condolence-quotes-sympathy-card-ideas - 20-Aug-2016 - Hits: 247 - 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.
https://psychcentral.com/lib/talking-to-your-child-about-the-loss-of-a-loved-one/ - 16-Nov-2005 - Hits: 967 - 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.
https://psychcentral.com/lib/tips-for-better-managing-your-stress/ - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 1435 - 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: 1446 - Rate This | Details
What to Write in a Sympathy Card
If you aren't sure what to say in a sympathy card then this guide is perfect for you. It covers what to write, the etiquette, what not to say, as well as example messages, quotes, poems and more.
http://www.someonesentyouagreeting.com/what-to-write-in-a-sympathy-card/ - 18-May-2018 - Hits: 102 - 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: 1881 - Rate This | Details