While we may feel alone in our grieving, the truth is that
there are many people across the world that have had or are having similar
experiences. There are also many organizations that have been created to help
people who are grieving, and bring together those who may feel alone during
their difficult time. We’ve provided a list of helpful resources with links
below to help you or loved ones with your grieving.
AARP Grief and
Loss: AARP’s Grief and Loss page on its website provides a wealth of
grief-related information and articles.
GriefNet: For those who may need to
reach out to others for help with grieving, GriefNet provides over 50 internet
support groups, as well as a companion site, kidsaid.com, where children and
their parents can address grief in safe and appropriate environment.
Growth House: Growth House addresses
death, grieving, and terminal issues through detailed and insightful hypertext
topic pages and guides. An award-winning website, it provides a wealth of
resources for those in the grieving process.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization:
With resources for both individuals struggling with a life-limiting condition
and their caregivers, The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s
website has a wealth of information and helpful literature for those dealing with
Web Healing: Webhealing.com is the internet’s
first interactive website specifically developed for those dealing with grief. It
offers discussion boards and comprehensive advice for men and women working through
every aspect of grief. Tom Golden LCSW, the site’s founder, continually
provides book excerpts, contact information, and other resources to help those
dealing with loss.
Willowgreen: Willowgreen is an excellent
resource for those dealing with many of life’s difficulties, including aging
and loss. With a host of inspirational literature and other material, much of
its content is intended specially for those going through the grieving process.