Below are some of the best local and national grief resources we have come across in the industry, there is something for everyone. COPE is locally based and has local bereavement events to attend where as Whats Your Grief and Modern Loss deal with grief in creative, modern and practical ways for anyone experiencing any kind of grief. They all have extensive off and online resources on their sites, we encourage you to sign up for their newsletters and explore their sites and blogs and even classes. Check back here regularly for updates and new resources to explore.
Modern Loss is a place to share the unspeakably taboo, unbelievably hilarious, and unexpectedly beautiful terrain of navigating your life after a death. Beginners welcome. This project grew out of two friends’ separate experiences with sudden loss, and their struggle to find resources that weren’t too clinical, overtly religious, patronizing or, frankly, cheesy.
Allison Gilbert is an Emmy award-winning journalist and one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on grief and resilience. The author of numerous books including the groundbreaking, Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive, her stirring work exposes the secret and essential factor for harnessing loss to drive happiness and rebound from adversity. Her website is an amazing resource for all subject pertaining to grief.
Two fantastic mental heath professionals with 20+ years of grief and bereavement experience have teamed up to create an extensively awesome website filled with grief education, exploration and expression both in practical and in creative ways, for every person and media choice. Please explore their incredible site and sign up for their weekly email.
One of the confusing things right now is that we talk about this “current crisis” as though it is just one thing. We are all getting a lot of messages trying to label what we’re going through. This is ambiguous grief. What you’re feeling is anticipatory grief. This is existential anxiety. And on and on. But the reality is that this crisis is many things, impacting many areas of life and creating many losses