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“Let’s Talk About Grief”
Holistic life coach and member of Community Grief Support’s Board, Virginia Bunting, will be conducting interviews with members of CGS and experts on the topic in a new video series.
Videos will be posted on our Instagram and Facebook twice a month!
NEW! Two articles for coping with grief during the COVID19 pandemic.
Check out Steve Sweatt on Talk 99.5 discussing the importance of CGS during this pandemic!
Aftertalk – Online chat room for the bereaved
Amelia Center – A place of hope for grieving children, teens, and parents. 205/638-7481
Center for Loss and Life Transition – A private organization dedicated to helping both the bereaved and bereavement caregivers.
Compassion Books – A source for resources to help children and adults through serious illness, death, loss, grief, and bereavement.
Compassionate Friends – Assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age
Crisis Center – 24-hour crisis support via phone (need phone number as well as link)
Webhealing.com – a place where men and women can discuss or browse to understand the many paths toward bereavement healing
GriefNet – GriefNet is an internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss
Growth House – Resources for life-threatening illness and end-of-life issues
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization – End-of-Life Care
Suicide.org – Suicide prevention, awareness, and support
Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Group (The Crisis Center) For survivors who have lost a loved one to suicide. 205/458-8982
Hopeful Transitions – Bereavement care resources from Sherry Williams White, bereavement care specialist
Hi there, readers- if you’ve already read a book that is helping you heal, don’t just keep it between your Kindle or iPad and you-share the word with others. Don’t forget to give us permission to post your review!
Browse Our Library
We keep the office library stocked with helpful books on grief and healing. Those that we use with support groups are available for sale. Many other books may be borrowed. Check it out, next time you come by!
Here are some titles recommended by our Clinical Director:
Coping with the Sudden Death of Your Loved One: Self-Help for Traumatized Bereavement, by Theresa Rando
Healing Your Traumatized Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Someone You Love Dies a Sudden, Violent Death, by Alan Wolfelt
How We Grieve: Relearning the World, by Thomas Attig
The Heart of Grief: Death and the Search for Lasting Love, by Thomas Attig
Lessons of Loss: A Guide to Coping, by Robert Neimeyer
Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart, by Alan Wolfelt
Seven Choices: Finding Daylight After Loss Shatters Your World, by Elizabeth Harper-Neeld
Grief is a Journey, by Ken Doka
Books for Volunteers:
Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Counselors and Caregivers, by Alan Wolfelt
Helping Grieving People – When Tears are not Enough: A Handbook for Care Providers, by Shep Jeffreys
The Understanding Your Grief Support Group Facilitators Guide, by Alan Wolfelt
Books for Counselors:
Counseling Strategies for Loss & Grief, by Karen Humphrey
Grief Counseling & Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner, by William Worden
Grief & Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research & Practice, by Robert Neimeyer, Ed.
Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved (Volumes I and II) , by Robert Neimeyer, Ed.
The Art of Grief: The Use of Expressive Arts in a Grief Support Group, by Earl Rogers, Ed.