Grief Resources

Grief Resources 2016-11-08T14:28:00+00:00

Books, Support Groups, and Other Resources for Grieving/Grief

Below is a list of resources our family has found and continues to find helpful as we move through the grieving and healing process. We hope you find them helpful as well.

SUPPORT GROUPS 

For Adults…

  1. Compassionate Friends (for bereaved parents): For parents who have lost a child of any age, this group meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month from 7-9pm at the Center for Compassion and Healing, 3111 Winton Road South, Henrietta, NY.
  2. Healing After Suicide Loss: Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month from 6:30-8pm at the Center for Compassion and Healing, 3111 Winton Road South, Henrietta, NY.

For Children…

  1. A Caring Place: This is a bereavement program designed specifically for children and teens who have a loved one who has died. A Caring Place offers age-related supports groups facilitated by professional facilitators with experience helping children and teens deal with their grief. There are eight weekly sessions from 6:30-7:30pm at the Center for Compassion and Healing, 3111 Winton Road South, Henrietta, NY. For this program, please call 585-475-8800 to arrange an initial interview or request more information as to the dates of when the next eight-week series begins.For more information on additional support groups in Monroe County and surrounding areas, please click here.

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BOOKS FOR YOUTH/TEENS 

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BOOKS FOR ADULTS 

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OTHER RESOURCES 

  1. Monroe County Office of Mental Health’s Consortium on Trauma, Illness and Grief in Schools (TIG) Program Brochure called Grief: Coping with Sudden or Traumatic Loss
  2. Monroe County’s Resource Guide called Coping with Sudden or Traumatic Loss: A Guide to Community Resources 
  3. Video series, When Families Grieve, sponsored by Sesame Street

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