Grief Resources & Crisis Support

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Crisis Support
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Grief Resources
Crisis Support

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Teen Support page
Family Support page
Depression Alliance  Depression Alliance is the leading UK charity for people affected by depression. This web site contains information about the symptoms of depression, treatments for depression, as well as Depression Alliance campaigns and local groups.

Drugscope  DrugScope is the UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs. Their aim is to inform policy development and reduce drug-related risk. They provide quality drug information, promote effective responses to drug taking, undertake research at local, national and international levels, advise on policy-making, encourage informed debate and speak for their member organisations working on the ground.

Help for Depression Help for Depression provides a very comprehensive explanation of the various approaches and treatments for depression as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones.

Kids' Help Phone (Canada)

Not My Kid.org  Not My Kid, Inc. is dedicated to facilitating improved understanding about youth behavioral health issues including suicide, drug abuse, eating disorders and depression.

Samaritans  Samaritans is an organisation available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
Tel: 08457 90 90 90 (UK)
Tel: 1850 60 90 90 (Republic of Ireland)
For people who would rather write than talk on the phone, Samaritans also has an e-mail service:  jo@samaritans.org

SANE  SANE is one of the UK's leading charities concerned with improving the lives of everyone affected by mental illness.  SANELINE  0845 767 8000  is the national out of hours telephone helpline providing information and support for anyone affected by mental health problems, including families, carers and health care professionals and service users themselves. Trained volunteers can offer callers a range of information and
emotional support, from facts about symptoms and treatments, the services available to them or reassurance during a time of crisis."

Suicide and Crisis Helplines around the World   Working to prevent suicide worldwide with 31,000 volunteers in over 40 countries.

Suicide Crisis Center  Call 1-800-784-2433, Toll-Free Nationwide USA 24 hours / 7 days a week.

Support Line (UK)  Support Line offers confidential emotional support on the telephone for children, young adults and adults. You can phone the support line on (020) 8554 9004





Beareavement Online Support Group  A community of patients, family members and friends dedicated to dealing with Bereavement, together.

Cruse Bereavement Care   Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone suffering a bereavement caused by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

George Anderson Grief Support Programs  The George Anderson Grief Support Programs offer those who seek answers about the Other Side and departed loved ones an incredible opportunity to gain from George's experiences, and witness first-hand the healing power of contact with the Hereafter. George Anderson has been labelled "The world's greatest living medium"For nearly thirty years, people all over the world have been astounded by the simple spirituality and amazing ability to bridge the void between the living and the dead that George Anderson possesses.

Grief Counselling Sydney  Quality assured loss and bereavement counselling services in Sydney, Australia.

GriefLink (Australia)  The deep effect that a death may have on an individual is often underestimated. GriefLink has been set up as a community resource on death-related grief, and is particularly for bereaved individuals and families, friends and carers of the bereaved, bereavement support groups, health and welfare professionals and educational institutions.

Healing Hearts for Bereaved Parents   HEALING HEARTS for Bereaved Parents is dedicated to providing grief support and services to parents who are suffering as the result of the loss of their child or children. The volunteers at HEALING HEARTS are there to help. They have known the pain that the death of a child brings. They have struggled with and worked on their grief and finally have made peace with that sorrow.

Their purpose is to offer understanding, suggestions for coping, support, friendship, and most of all hope to all bereaved parents. Parents who have lost a child as a result of miscarriage or stillbirth are equally welcome as those who have lost children to illness, accident or violence.

The Bereavement Journey  The Bereavement Journey is a place where anyone who has lost a loved one can find support.   As you travel on your bereavement journey we are here to help you every step of the way. Our promise to you is that the pain diminishes and you will one day find pleasure in life, although nothing can compare to the happiness that you had when your loved one was still alive. You will always love and miss your loved one until you meet them again. Until that time comes, may you find the support you need here.

The Compassionate Friends  The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is an organisation of bereaved parents and their families offering understanding, support and encouragement to others after the death of a child or children. We also offer support, advice and information to other relatives, friends and professionals who are helping the family.

The Miss Foundation (Mothers in Sympathy & Support)

Top 50 Web Sites and Forums for Grief Counselling




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"No bond in closer union knits to human hearts
than fellowship in grief."

Robert Southey in Joan of Arc and Minor Poems