There is a wealth of information available through the internet on dealing with personal grief. The following is a small list of internet websites and pages that we thought might be most helpful to you in your personal journey. Rose Mortuary & Crematory encourages you to explore the web-ring chat groups that you may encounter as you work your way through these and other sites.
The chat groups can offer you true emotional support from individuals facing the same painful issues and decisions that you and your family are facing. If you are not finding a group listed here that is helpful to you, try using a search engine like www.google.com to refine your search. Search for your specific location and type of loss.
GENERAL BEREAVEMENT LINKS
The Centering Corporation "Your Grief Resource Center"
The Centering Corporation is a family owned and operated business (just like Grief Watch!) that is dedicated to serving the needs of those healing from loss. Centering Corporation offers one of the largest mail-order and online selections of bereavement titles available.
The services provided by the National SHARE organization are available, free of charge, to bereaved parents as well as to their family and friends. SHARE is a tax deductible, nonprofit group. Services include bi-monthly newsletters, and support groups. Web site has listings and links for local SHARE groups in your area and information on how to start a SHARE group in your community.
The Compassionate Friends
The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive. Site includes listings of local chapters and other helpful information.
Tom Golden's Crisis, Grief & Healing
Tom Golden's Crisis, Grief & Healing website is one of the most comprehensive sites dealing with grief on the internet. Site includes a interactive grief discussion bulletin board for infant loss, helpful articles on grief, resources for fathers and much more. Well worth a visit.
An Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. Offers email support groups, and a good bereavement links page.
The Grieving Center For Children, Teens & Families
A safe and caring place where children, teens and their families grieving a death or other loss can find the support to grow through their healing process. A site dedicated to being an educational and supportive resource for professionals and others who interact with grieving children, teens and families.
At Health, Inc.
Site includes excellent overviews of such mental health issues as bereavement, depression, stress and anxiety. Also includes the names of professionals around the country who deal with such issues.
Reviews of sites of hundreds of health topics, including premature delivery, miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, and probably most every other medical topic that you may want. A hugely important site!