Grief and Healing Resources
TeensHealth from Nemours
As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, TeensHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues, including grief, that affect children and teens. With individual sections for parents,
kids, and teens, TeensHealth covers the issues in a simple and easy way to understand.
Growth House is a search engine geared towards locating the best resources for the various types of grief. There are links to specialized resources for bereaved families, helping children grieve, pregnancy loss and infant grief, and suicide. There are specialized resources for dealing with some diseases such as cancer, AIDS and HIV disease, and Alzheimer's disease as well as anticipatory grief - feelings of loss and
sadness which can arise during terminal care.
The Compassionate Friends
Whether your family has had a child die (at any age from any cause) or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life altering
experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving
process. Through a network of more than 600 chapters with locations in all 50 states, as well as Washington DC and Puerto Rico, The
Compassionate Friends has been supporting bereaved families after the death of a child for nearly four decades.
Griefnet is an internet community that deals with grief, death and major loss through e-mail and online support groups. They also have a companion site for kids at KIDSAID.com, which provides a safe environment for kids and their parents to find information and ask questions.
This site allows you to create an Online Memorial Website in memory of your lost loved one that friends and family can access from all over the world.