Donor Family Resources

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General Online Resources

The following are general grief and bereavement online resources. We also have compiled a more specific list of counseling resources organized by county, online resources organized by the type of loss, and a resource book list.

A website that promotes grief education, exploration, and expression in both practical and creative ways. WhatsYourGrief provides the public with education that reaches beyond generalization, practical and has specific suggestions for moving forward, modes of self-exploration and self-expression that suit all types of thinkers and doers, ways to honor and remember deceased loved ones and a supportive community.

A forum resource for people to connect with others and share stories of loss and healing. The forum has more than 45,000 active members and features topics ranging from terminal illness and sudden death to the loss of a pet.

A comprehensive resource for people experiencing grief. Articles, other resources, and an online art gallery help support individuals in the grieving process. The Grief Toolbox also provides a support group locator.

A nationwide platform that connects professionals, consumers, and volunteers whose mission is to support children and teens through the grieving process. NAGC offers online education, a searchable support group database, and hosts an annual symposium about child grief.

An online community established by Joan Hitchens, author of Storybooks for Healing and A Caregiver’s Blog. Hitchens is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) and National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHCPO). Navigating Grief provides educational tools and insight into the grieving process from Hitchens’ personal experiences as a hospice volunteer, widow, and caregiver. Site visitors can also find teleseminars, webinars, and blog posts by professionals to support grieving individuals.

The mission of the Open To Hope Foundation is to help those who have suffered a loss to cope with their pain and find hope for the future.

Griefwatch provides bereavement resources, memorial products and links that can help you through your personal loss. It also serves as an excellent educational tool for all who travel down the road of grief.

This is a comprehensive website that provides resources, grief support services on line, and ways to remember and honor your loved one.

An internet community of persons dealing with grief, death and major loss.

Transformative grief is a resource that offers comfort, strength, strategies and support for grief, loss as well as other difficult life transitions.

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