Useful Links


The following are resource links provided by psychologist and author, Dr. Stephen Fleming, specialist in Bereavement/Trauma Consultation.

GENERAL:

Dr. Fleming video Open to Hope Video on Death of a Child

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dV4xk3elnYI

The Centering Corporation has helpful resources for persons experiencing many types of losses (e.g., grieving the death of a child, sibling, grandparent, spouse, etc.)

http://centering.org

Growth House, Inc., provides education about life-threatening illness and end of life care. Although their primary mission is to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying, this site offers a wealth of material on grief and loss.

http://growthhouse.org/"

Cruise Bereavement Care (UK). The website provides information for adjusting to the death of a loved one with useful links to relevant books, websites, and material on the grief of children, adolescents and adults (including a separate link to "the military family").

http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/

The Coping Centre, with branches in a variety of Ontario and Alberta centres, offers programmes for children, teens, young adults and adults who have suffered the death of a loved one.

http://www.copingcentre.com/

Widowed.ca is a free online resource for widows, widowers and their loved ones, providing an easy way to locate a wide variety of information and services needed during the transition following the death of a spouse, parent or loved one. The mission of widowed.ca is to provide trusted resources within one's local community to assist the widow(er) with such tasks as finding the right realtor, dealing with caregiver stress, and grieving the death of a loved one.

http://widowed.ca/

Bereaved Families of Ontario (BFO). BFO provides compassionate non-denominational mutual help for families and individuals who have lost a significant person to death. Through the many affiliates in Ontario, BFO offers support after the loss of an infant, a child, an adult child, a parent, a brother or a sister, an adult sibling, a grandchild or a spouse - regardless of the cause of death.

http://www.bereavedfamilies.net/index.htm


SUPPORTING GRIEVING CHILDREN/ADOLESCENTS

Winston's Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity and the largest provider of services to bereaved children, young people and their families in the UK. They offer practical support and guidance to families, professionals and anyone concerned about a grieving child.

http://www.winstonswish.org.uk/

The Dougy Center provides support for children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death. Their sections on "grief resources" and "books and DVDs" provide helpful information for parents, teachers, and others helping children in grief. They also offer activity books for bereaved children.

http://www.dougy.org