Grief Resources

The resources shared below were created by my friend and fellow Healing Mom, Jenny Robbins and another student, Jamee Leichtle for a class at Regis University. Thanks go Jenny and Jamee for sharing these resources with me to add to the website.


National Organizations (With Local Chapters):

 

The Compassionate Friends Support for families after a child dies. compassionatefriends.org

Parents of Murdered Children For the families and friends of those who have died by violence. Meets 3rd Saturday of each month, 7:30pm, Century Link Building, 52nd & Zuni, Denver. colorado-pomc.org or call Phil Clark at (303) 748-6395.

Spark of Life – Free healing grief retreats for those who have experienced loss. sparkoflife.org.

MISS Foundation – Providing C.A.R.E. (counseling, advocacy, research, and education) services to families experiencing the death of a child. missfoundation.org.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
afsp.org


Denver Area Resources:

 

HeartLight Center – Center for grief support and education. Various groups and topics. (720) 748-9908 or heartlightcenter.org.

Denver Hospice – Support group for children, teens, and adults. (303) 321-2828.

Judi’s House – Peer groups for children ages 3-25 grieving the death of a loved one. Increases awareness and knowledge of grieving children’s needs with support and understanding. (720) 941-0331 or judishouse.org.

The Grief Journey – Bereavement care of all types including support groups and individual counseling. Contact Linda Coughlin Brooks at (303) 951-9240, griefandgrowth.com. Trauma Informed Yoga – Private and group sessions. Sara Moser (Boulder) awcollective.com.

Candlelight Counseling – Janet Buntrock, MA, LPC, FT (Littleton)
janetbuntrockcandlelightcounseling.com

Crazy Good Grief – Connection and inspiration for those healing the loss of a loved one (Lakewood) crazygoodgrief.com.


Websites:

What’s Your Grief?
whatsyourgrief.com

Robert Neimeyer, PhD
robertneimeyerphd.com/

Loss, Trauma, and Emotion Lab
tc.columbia.edu/ltelab/people/current-lab-members

Association for Death Education and Counseling adec.org/adec/default.aspx

The Dougy Center – National Center for Grieving Children and Families
www.dougy.org

National Allegiance for Grieving Children
childrengrieve.org

American Gold Star Mothers

Mothers who have lost a child in the service of our country

goldstarmoms.com


Resources Specific to Loss by Suicide:

HeartBeat Grief Support Following Suicide

http://www.heartbeatsurvivorsaftersuicide.org/


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

http://www.afsp.org/


Second Wind Fund (Matches at-risk children (up to age 18) with therapists in their community)

http://www.thesecondwindfund.org/


Jenny & Jamee's Amazing Presentation:

The Impact of Grief, Loss, and Death on Individual and Family Development



Impact of Grief, Loss, and Death on Individual and Family Development PRESENTATION 2.6MB Jan 04, 2017 2:11 PM
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