Grief Resources

Collections of Resources


National Grief Support Groups

The Dougy Center
National Center for Grieving Children & Families
PO Box 86852
Portland OR 97286 USA
503.775.5683
help@dougy.org

The Compassionate Friends
Grief Support After the Death of a Child
PO Box 3696
Oak Brook IL 60522-3696
877.969.0010 or 630.990.0010

GriefNet.org
PO Box 3272
Ann Arbor MI 48106


Death in the School System


Books

In-Sight Books, Inc.
PO Box 42467
Oklahoma City OK 73123
800.658.9262 or 405.810.9501
OrdersAndInfo@insightbooks.com

Centering Corporation & Grief Digest Magazine
Grief Resources
7230 Maple Street
Omaha NE 68134
866.218.0101

Compassion Books, Inc.
7036 State Hwy 80 South
Burnsville NC 28714
800.970.4220 or 828.675.5909
bruce@compassionbooks.com

Recommended Reading from Erin’s House


Recommended Reading

For Professionals

  • Children and Grief: When a Parent Dies by J. William Worden
  • Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Counselors & Caregivers by Alan D. Wolfelt
  • Grief as a Family Process: A Developmental Approach to Clinical Practice by Ester R. Shapirot

For Adults

  • Guiding Your Child Through Grief by James P. Emswiler and Mary Ann Emswiler
  • Healing Your Grieving Heart by Alan D. Wolfelt
  • Healing a Child’s Grieving Heart by Alan D. Wolfelt
  • Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart by Alan D. Wolfel

For Grieving Children

  • Don’t Despair on Thursdays!: The Children’s Grief-Management Book (The Emotional Impact Series) by Adolph Moser (Author) and David Melton (Illustrator)
  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf by Leo Buscaglia
  • Healing Your Grieving Heart: For Kids by Alan D. Wolfelt
  • How I Feel: A Coloring Book for Grieving Children by Alan D. Wolfelt
  • Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by Bryan Mellonie (Author) and Robert Ingpen (Illustrator)