Grief Resources

Modern Widows Club
http://modernwidowsclub.com
A widow mentoring organization. We inspire widows to live a life where anything is possible by being a friend, mentor & advocating in their favor. We hold kindness, compassion & James 1:27 to heart. Moving forward while reaching back.

Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation
http://www.sslf.org
SSLF is an inclusive, non-denominational organization focused on hope and healing through the grieving process. We are positive and forward thinking, while focusing on offering our members the tools and resources they need to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of the death of a loved one.

Widowed Village
http://widowedvillage.org
Widowed Village connects peers with each other for friendship and sharing. The moderators, administrators, and others involved in running this site are widowed people like you. Peer support is an excellent, social way to learn more about living with loss and gain energy and ideas for your path to a new life. We’ve been there and it is so nice to have company.

Acts of Simple Kindness
http://actsofsimplekindness.org
Acts of Simple Kindness, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that lends a helping hand to kids, under 18, of widows and widowers so that they may pursue programs in the areas of education, sports, music and the arts.

Grief Share
http://www.griefshare.org
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.

Stepping Stones of Hope
http://steppingstonesofhope.org
Our programs provide support for grieving families to help bereaved children become healthy, well-adjusted adults and adults in a child’s life learn skills to navigate their own grief journey as well as build family cohesion.

Alliance of Hope
http://www.allianceofhope.org
The Alliance of Hope for Suicide Survivors provides healing support for people coping with the shock, excruciating grief and complex emotions that accompany the loss of a loved one to suicide.

The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith
by John W. James and Frank Cherry
Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on the capacity for happiness. Drawing from their own histories as well as from others’, the authors illustrate how it is possible to recover from grief and regain energy and spontaneity. Based on a proven program, The Grief Recovery Handbook offers grievers the specific actions needed to move beyond loss.

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief
by Martha Whitmore Hickman
For those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, here are strength and thoughtful words to inspire and comfort.

On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss
by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross,    David A. Kessler
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life. Before her own death in 2004, she and David Kessler completed On Grief and Grieving, which looks at the way we experience the process of grief.

Just as On Death and Dying taught us the five stages of death — denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance — On Grief and Grieving applies these stages to the grieving process and weaves together theory, inspiration, and practical advice, including sections on sadness, hauntings, dreams, isolation, and healing.

 

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