Grief Resources

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Grief Support Series Thursdays at 7:00pm

West Harpeth Funeral Home & Crematory
6962 Charlotte Pike, Nashville – (615) 352-9400
In the Reception Center

  Are you or a friend or family member struggling with grief?

Please join us for this meaningful series. No reservations are required.

This series is open to the public. You do not have to use our funeral home to attend.

 

Session I          You’re Not Going Crazy – You’re Grieving: Understanding Grief

 

Session II         Your Grief is Unique: The Emotions and Experiences of Grief

 

Session III        Don’t Take My Grief Away: Others’ Reactions to My Grief

 

Session IV       “Mourning to Morning” – Courage for a New Day: New Realities and Stress Management

 

Session V        Recovering – After the Flowers have Faded: Coping Skills, Spirituality, Letting Go

 

Sessions led by Lucille Barlar, Grief Counselor

calendarGrief Support Series are held in February, June and October

National Online Sites

AARP Grief & Loss: a collection of resources and an on-line support community.

National Funeral Directors Association: Frequently Asked Questions about grief.

American Cancer Society – Support to cancer patients, family and friends.

Growth House – Discusses hospice care, dying with dignity, terminal illness, grief and bereavement.

Young Widows - an information and support resource for, and by, widows and widowers.

Grief Resources: For parents

National SIDS and Infant Death Program Support Center – provides research, education, and support for families dealing with SIDS.

Bereaved Parents USA – a nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families.

The Compassionate Friends – supports families who have experienced the death of a child.

SHARE Pregnancy & and Infant Loss Support – provides support to those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death.

Grief Resources for: Children

Fernside Online – an online resource for grieving children.

The Dougy Center – the first center in the United States to provide peer support groups for grieving children. They provide support and training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.

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