ONEFITWIDOW.COM – Specifically for young widows, uses the power of exercise to work through grief
WWW.FIRST30DAYS.COM – Daily tips to get through the first 30 days after a loss
WWW.WIDOWNET.ORG – Articles and online support for widows and widowers
WWW.COMPASSIONATEFRIENDS.COM – Support for those dealing with the death of a child
WWW.GRIEFWATCH.COM – Articles on grief, books and mementos to order online
THELIGHTBEYOND.COM – Articles, blogs, and forums for various types of losses
DOUGY.ORG – National center for grieving children and their families
GRIEFSPEAKS.COM – Youtube videos and articles about personal journeys through grief
WWW.WHATSYOURGRIEF.COM – Educational resources, ideas for coping
WWW.BEREAVEDPARENTSUSA.ORG – Support specifically for grieving parents
WWW.HEARTACHETOHEALING.COM – Articles on grief
WWW.FRIENDSFORSURVIVAL.ORG – Grief support after a suicide death
WWW.GRIEFINCOMMON.COM – Connect with others who are grieving
WWW.GRIEVING.COM – Forums for specific types of losses, and forums on issues related to grief
WWW.GRIEVINGDADS.COM – Stories for Dads about a father’s grief
WWW.COPEFOUNDATION.ORG – Articles and online groups for families living with the death of a child
WWW.CENTERFORLOSS.COM – Dr. Alan Wolfelt, The Center for Loss and Life Transition
GRIEFSTEPS – GriefSteps for Parents is a free app that guides parents on ways to understand their child’s grief process and gives them ideas on how to support their children.
With the increased use of the internet and social media, people have found it helpful to have online grief support. Online support lets you connect with people who are grieving losses similar to yours; they can reduce the sense of isolation caused by geographical or physical/medical constraints and increase feelings of validation. Many of the groups are loss-specific and many are moderated by professionals. As always with online groups, be careful to make sure the group is authentic.
The following Facebook groups deal specifically with grief issues. Go to Facebook.com and type the title in the search window to access the group.