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Grief and Healing

The Dougy Center
The Center assists children, teens and families in coping with the death of a family member. Through their National Center for Grieving Children & Families, they also provide support and training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist grieving children and teens.

The Compassionate Friends
Assists families in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and provides information to help others be supportive. The Compassionate Friends Web site offers a national magazine, sibling resources and a national chapter locator.

Griefnet.org
This online community for people dealing with grief, death and major loss, offers e-mail support groups, a companion site for parents and children, bookstore and select bibliography.

Beyond Indigo
An online resource featuring tools for healing, stories, online memorials and subject-specific areas addressing topics such as children and loss and grieving for sudden and violent death.

Grief and Loss: A collection of resources
Sponsored by the AARP, site offers education, online sharing and a toll-free Grief Support line. Features include cross-cultural customs of bereavement, suggestions on ways to honor the memory of loved ones and more.

On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying /Guides
The “How to Cope with Grief” section of the PBS companion site to Bill Moyer’s series includes grief guides for adults, children and teachers.

Healthworks: Grief and Loss
Companion site for Prairie Public Television's Healthworks series includes sections about the process of grieving, children and grieving, a writer's personal reflections on loss and a list of recommended readings.

Widownet
An information and self-help resource created for and by individuals who have lost a spouse or partner. It addresses topics such as grief, bereavement and recovery, and provides discussion areas, articles and other information.

(For military families, see Resources for Veterans’ Families)

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