Aftercare

There are many resources available to people dealing with the loss of a loved one, ranging from anonymous on-line resources to grief support groups, to one-on-one counseling with a licensed therapist. The following is a list of on-line resources for those in grief. Please let us know if you find these helpful or if you have recommendations to add to our list.

General Grief Resources

    AARP Grief & Loss: a collection of resources and an on-line support community.
    National Funeral Directors Association: Frequently Asked Questions about grief.
    American Cancer Society – Support to cancer patients, family and friends.
    Growth House – Discusses hospice care, dying with dignity, terminal illness, grief and bereavement.
    Beyond Indigo: Death & Dying Grief Support – this site provides a wide range of grief related topics, a chat room, a message board, and links to related web sites.
    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

Grief Resources For Children

    Fernside Online – an online resource for grieving children.
    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.