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Alive Alone: Founded by Kay Bevington, Alive Alone is an organization for the education and charitable purposes to benefit bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased, by providing a self-help network and publications to promote communication and healing, to assist in resolving their grief, and a means to reinvest their lives for a positive future.


American Association of Suicidology:   A national organization offering resources for suicide prevention and the survivors of suicide (SOS). They provide a newsletter, a directory of resources for suicide prevention, conferences, and referrals to local SOS chapters.


Amputated Parents Page:  Provided by Dr. Claudio Pisani, a bereaved father from Italy, in honor of his deceased son, Nicola. Lots of resources including other websites, message board, ADCs, NDEs, conferences, photos, and more.


Association for Death Education & Counseling (ADEC):  This is a multi-disciplinary professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence in death education, bereavement counseling, and care of the dying. Based on theory and quality research, ADEC provides information, support, and resources to its multicultural membership and, through them, to the public.


Bereaved Parents of the USA: A nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families who are struggling to survive their grief after the death of a child.


Butterfly Bouquets: They offer 'live' monarch butterfly releases, as well as inspirational stories involving butterflies, including the entire Chapter 14 "Butteflies & Rainbows" from Hello From Heaven! This site is an excellent place to post your own inspirational butterfly stories too.


Caregiving Online: Wellness for caregivers of an aging relative, friend or neighbor. Their online support service is provided by the Caregiving newsletter.


The Compassionate Friends: An international nonprofit, self-help support organization which offers friendship and understanding to families who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. They have learned that the death of our child has caused a pain that can best be understood fully by another bereaved parent. Check out TCF Canada and TCF Western Australia


The Dougy Center for Grieving Children: The Dougy Center was the first center in the US to provide peer support groups for grieving children. The Dougy Center is a non-profit organization which is totally privately supported and does not charge a fee for services. The mission of The Dougy Center for Grieving Children is to provide to families in Portland and the surrounding region loving support in a safe place where children, teens and their families grieving a death can share their experiences as they move through their healing process. Through their National Center for Grieving Children and Families they also provide support and training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.


Grief, Loss, Recovery:This site offers a repository of poetry, articles and memoirs dealing with grief, loss and recovery, a grief support discussion forum and online memorials.


Grief Support Services: This online service is a program of National Grief Support Services, a nonprofit, charitable organization. Its purpose is for "building an international web site that will deliver comprehensive grief support, education, teleconference counseling & classes, books, publications, music, virtual memorials and tributes, along with a host of other grief related services and products." This site is currently under construction.


Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross is a psychiatrist and the author of the groundbreaking On Death and Dying. She has earned a place as the best-loved and most-respected authority on the subject. Now in her seventies, she has spent most of her life working with the dying.  She has spent many years speaking to standing room only audiences and writing over twenty books on the subject, including: To Live Until We Say Good-Bye, On Children and Death, AIDS the Ultimate Challenge and her autobiography, The Wheel of Life.


A Love Eternal: This site is dedicated to a love eternal. A love first born 32 years ago when Bassim and Madeleine met in college and married upon  graduation. "We have loved each other deeply and reverently through the years. We have raised a family of two fine, young men. Then as we had just embarked upon a new chapter in our life, enjoying the fruits of our labor,  Bassim suddenly passed from this life into the next."


Miscarriage Support: This site was designed for any and all people who are suffering from the loss of a child through miscarriage. Losing a child to miscarriage is one of the worst experiences a person can go through, and this is a place where you may come and share your story, ask questions, or simply talk with others who understand what you are going through. Of course, all friends and family members of those who have lost a baby are welcome here as well, and encouraged to share their thoughts, questions, and/or feelings.


M.I.S.S.: Mothers in Sympathy & Support: A safe haven for parents to share their grief after the death of a child. MISS provides support to parents enduring the tragedy of stillbirth, neonatal death and infant death from any cause including SIDS, congenital anomalies, and trisomy 13. They also offer the Missing Angels on-line newsletter.


MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving): Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is more than just a bunch of angry moms. We're real people, moms, dads, young people, and other individuals just trying to make a difference. We are determined to stop drunk driving and to support victims of this violent crime.


Mothers of Angels: A support group of mothers, for mothers who are suffering through the loss of a child. This child can be of any age and the loss through any circumstance. Mothers of Angels was created on March 20, 2004, out of a need for support and understanding. This is a very painful journey and one that may be made a little easier with the love and understanding of other moms who are also walking this path.


National Hospice Organization (NHO): The only non-profit organization devoted entirely to promoting and maintaining quality hospice care for terminally ill persons and their families. NHO offers referrals to more than 2,100 hospices, a national newsletter, magazine, volunteer and professional conferences, and related support resources.


Oasis Friends: "One Another Strong Interconnected in Spirit" is a website united by the common experience of loss, we seek to support and strengthen one another through life's traumas and transitions. "We are a loving community, an inner-network of people who join together to work with our  grief-  to communicate it, to experience it , to understand it, and by embracing it, allow it to transform ... from grief to gratitude,  through sorrow to inner-strength, through tragedy to triumph."


Pen-Parents: An international correspondence network for bereaved parents. They match participants by the type of death and the age of their children, which allows them to give each other mutual support and encouragement. Pen-Parents offers a quarterly newsletter and other bereavement publications.


Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.: The only national self-help organization dedicated solely to the aftermath and prevention of murder. They make a difference through ongoing emotional support, education, prevention, advocacy, and awareness.


SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support: SHARE is a not-for-profit nondenominational organization providing support to those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death. All information packets, correspondence, and support are free of charge for bereaved parents.


SIDS Alliance: A national organization supporting families who have suffered sudden infant death syndrome. SIDS Alliance has more than 50 local chapters and offers a newsletter and conferences.


SIDS Network: Dedicated to eliminate Sudden Infant Death Syndrome through the support of SIDS research projects, provide support for those who have been touched by the tragedy of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and raise public awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome through education.


Suicide Information & Education Centre (SIEC): The largest English language suicide information resource center and library in the world. SIEC has extensive information on suicide prevention and intervention efforts and trends. They offer a newsletter and referrals to local support services. Whether you are working with a suicidal person or trying to develop a suicide prevention strategy for your community, addressing suicide is a real challenge. Yet we know suicide can be prevented. You, your organization and your community can save lives, if you know how. The goal of the Suicide Prevention Training Programs (SPTP) is to provide skill training that increases caregiver competence and confidence while improving community collaboration.


The Survivors of Suicide web site is an independently owned and operated web site and is in no way associated with any specific group, organization or religious affiliation. The purpose of the Survivors Of Suicide web site is to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way.The grief that survivors of suicide experience is unique. The questions often left behind are at times unbearable. It is my hope that this site will offer information that will help answer some of those questions, as well as provide a safe place for survivors and friends of survivors to share their struggle and pain and offer comfort and understanding to others who have experienced a similar loss.


Support for Murder & Manslaughter: SAMM is a UK organization that offers bereavement and practical support for friends and families of murder and manslaughter victims, including referrals by local police, social workers, and mental health professionals.


Sweethearts In Heaven: This website highlights two women's (Robin & Kaye) ongoing spiritual journeys of receiving, and learning to accept and cherish after-death communications from their deceased loves. Robin and Kaye each have a page on this website recounting their individual experiences with ADCs which are relayed in a "story telling" manner. There is also a poetry page of poems targeted at the grieving to uplift and give hope of eternal life. There is soothing background music for each individual page. Credits, author names, and links to graphics used have all been carefully explored and credited on this website.


T*A*P*S The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors: A national non-profit MILITARY bereavement support organization made up of, and providing services to, all those who have lost a loved one on 'active' duty with the U.S. Armed Forces. They also offer grief counseling referral, case worker assistance and crisis information, all available to help families and military personnel cope and recover. Don't miss their annual Conference in Washington, D.C.


Tom Golden's "Crisis, Grief, and Healing": A place men and women can browse to understand and honor the many different paths to heal strong emotions. Tom Golden LCSW of Washington D.C. is an internationally known psychotherapist, author, and speaker on the topic of healing from loss.


Transformations: A site for self-help, support, and recovery issues. They offer message boards, chat rooms, and a variety of support and recovery resources.


Twinless Twins:  This an organization comprised of nearly 1900 twinless twins. They gather annually for a conference to share with and encourage each other. Between conferences, they telephone, write, and email each other. Many twinless have found this communion with other twinless twins an immense help in their lives. Twinless twins can understand each other's feelings like nobody else can.


WidowNet: An information and support resource for, and by, widows and widowers. Topics covered include grief, bereavement, recovery, and other information helpful to those who have suffered the death of a spouse.


Wings: Information and inspiration for the bereaved and caregivers. Wings is a quarterly magazine that delivers real stories about real people on their journey through grief.




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