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sometimes grief is love that has no place to go

Coping with Grief

Support Groups

​​Peer support groups are often run by those who have personal experience with the subject of the group. There are often local and online groups that you can attend for free.

  • KidzCope is a powerful 9-week program in Wichita, KS for families who have experienced a loss. Offered free of charge. [website]

  • Good Grief of Kansas facilitates weekly support groups across Wichita offered free of charge.

  • HeyPeers.com is a great place to start a search for support groups. This site also helps connect you with local resources and chat rooms. Sign up on the website, or access the service through its app.

Podcasts

Books for elementary school students

Books for adults
 
Additional Resources

Information about grief from Mental Health America [article]

What's Your Grief - a website with a blog, webinars, handouts, daily emails to walk you through your first year of grieving, and more. [website]

The Center for Prolonged Grief has a blog, handouts, a list of helplines, webinars, and podcasts with information on prolonged and complicated grieving.

HOPE for Bereaved, Inc. Provides hope, support and services for the bereaved. [website]

Healthline lists their picks for the 10 best online grief support groups. [article]

VeryWellMind lists their picks for the 7 Best Online Grief Support Groups. [article]

Compassionate Friends. Grief support after the death of a child. [website]

A Word About Online Resources

My hope is to share resources here that are useful. Although I do my best to keep information current, it is possible for links to become outdated or for material to change. A link is not an endorsement of a particular person or organization, nor do I receive any incentives from them.

 

Keep in mind that these resources are not specific to your situation and therefore are not therapy or a substitute for mental health services. Please consult your therapist, physician, or other professional support for advice that is specific to you, and call your local 24-hour helpline (988) if you are in crisis.

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