Resources

Books

A Beautiful Death: Facing the Future with Peace by Cheryl Eckl

The One Year Book of Hope by Nancy Guthrie

Holding On To Hope by Nancy Guthrie

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The Year of Magical Thinking a memoir by Joan Didion’s

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Two Weeks of Life: A memoir of Love, Death and Politics by Eleanor Clift, 

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The Long Goodbye by Patti Davis,

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After Goodbye by Ted Menten

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Being a Widow by Lynn Caine

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Bereaved Parent by Harriet Schiff,

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Five Cries of Grief: One Family’s Journey to Healing  by Strommen and Strommen 

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Good Grief by Granger Westburg

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A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

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The Grief Recovery Handbook by J.James and F. Cherry

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I’m Grieving As Fast As I Can by Canby Lind Feinberg

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Widow to Widow by Genevieve Davis Ginsburg 

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The Empty Chair by Susan J. Zonnedbelt

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Helpful Resources
**I have no affiliation with any of these organizations.**

Alzheimer’s Association
866-AFA-8484
http://alz.org

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
847-375-4712
http://www.aahpm.org

American Association of Suicidology
800-237-TALK(8255)
http://www.suicidology.org

American Foundation of Suicide Prevention
888-333-2377
http://www.afsp.org

American SIDS Institute
239-431-5425
http://www.sids.org

ARCH National Respite Network
703-256-2084
http://www.archrespite.org

National Alliance for Caregiving
800-366-2223
http://www.caregiving.org

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
800-4-CANCER (800-422-6237)
http://www.cancer.gov

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
802-296-6300
http://www.ptsd.va.org

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
703-837-1500
http://nhpco.org

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.
888-818-POMC (7662)
http://www.pomc.org

National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death & Pregnancy Loss
866-866-7437
http://sidscenter.org

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
800-273-TALK (8255)
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Bereaved Parents of the USA
708-748-7866
http://www.bereavedparentsusa.org

The Compassionate Friends
877-969-0010
http://www.compassionatefriends.org

The Dougy Center: National Center for Grieving Children & Families
866-775-5683
http://www.dougy.org

Eldercare Locator
1-800-677-1116

Family Caregiver Alliance
Camps for Caring for Alzheimer’s patients
800-445-8106
http://www.caregiver.org

Griefnet.org
http://www.griefnet.org

Helping Grieving People
J.Shep Jeffreys
http://www.GriefCareProvider.com

Hospice Foundation of America
1-800-854-3402
http://www.hospicefoundation.org

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
800-GET-MADD (800-438-6233)
http://www.madd.org

Survivors of Suicide
800-273-8255
http://www.survivorsofsuicide.com

Burn’s Depression Checklist
https://www.jaxhealth.com/app/files/public/10161/burns-depression.pdf

Beck’s Depression Inventory
https://www.bmc.org/sites/…_/Beck-Depression-Inventory-BDI.pdf