Whether you have experienced a loss yourself or are trying to offer help to someone else, there are many resources available, locally, nationally and virtually. In the time following a death, people continue to need others to lean on for understanding, encouragement and guidance. Following are some of the resources available.
All Saints Episcopal Church
First Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head Island
Hospice Care of the Lowcountry
Bereavement support is offered to anyone who has experienced a loss.
St. Luke Missionary Hospice
Tidewater Hospice Bereavement Support Group
The Center for Loss & Life Transition offers a number of resources for grieving adults, teens and children, as well as for grief caregivers. Dr. Alan Wolfelt, the director of The Center for Loss & Life Transition has written numerous books on this subject. His books and other materials may be found on the center’s online bookstore, and you can also peruse their guide to grief and mourning basics.
AARP has a Grief and Loss center on it’s website, with a broad spectrum of resources.
The Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors provides healing support for people coping with the shock, excruciating grief and complex emotions that accompany the loss of a loved one to suicide. We hope that you will find resources here to help you deal with, and eventually heal from, what may well be the worst pain you will ever feel.
“TIME HAS PROVEN THAT IN CARING AND SHARING COMES HEALING” The words of TCF’s Founder, Simon Stephens, resonate with those who have come to The Compassionate Friends hoping to find a purpose in a life that suddenly seems so empty. Whether your family has had a child die (at any age, from any cause) or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process.
GRASP Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing
GRASP provides sources of help, compassion and – most of all – understanding for individuals and families who have had someone they love die as a result of substance use or addiction