Survivor Resources provides immediate and long-term grief support for family and friends affected by suicide, homicide, overdose or accidental death.
The Family Development Center
The Family Development Center welcomes individuals, couples, and families who are facing challenges at any life stage. Some of these challenges may include relationship issues, job worries, parenting concerns, emotional and behavioral difficulties in children, multigenerational family demands, work/life balance, addiction, empty nest adjustments, or end-of-life stresses.
Miscarriage Mom: The Unspoken Realities of Miscarriage and How to Cope By Kristy Parisi
Miscarriage Mom is a must read for anyone who has lost a child through miscarriage. Having experienced six miscarriages, author Kristy Parisi understands the pain and grief of losing an unborn child. Packed with compelling personal stories and actionable advice, Miscarriage Mom offers heartfelt insight into the unforeseen realities surrounding miscarriage and suggests ways to cope. Miscarriage Mom openly addresses the emotions, reactions, and experiences to be expected after a miscarriage. Honoring your unborn baby, returning to work, and dealing with others’ reactions are just a few of the many topics addressed. With a genuine desire to help, Kristy wrote Miscarriage Mom for any woman who has suffered the pain and devastation of miscarriage. Including a special man-to-man talk written by Kristy’s husband, Vincent, Miscarriage Mom gives readers a clear look into what to expect now that you’re not expecting.
Bereavement Bibliography – Children’s Minnesota
Some parents find it helpful to read about grief. It helps them to understand their grief and connect with others through words. Most of the books in this list can be found in local libraries and book stores.
Bereavement Resources Booklet – Children’s Minnesota
Download Children’s grief resources booklet, which includes information about adult grief and your children’s grief, making memory for children and teens, creating meaningful rituals and legacies, the first days following the death of a child, and how to know if you need counseling.
Living with Grief – Children’s Minnesota
In Living with Grief, bereaved families have the opportunity to learn about and explore various aspects of grief with others who have also experienced the death of a child. These meetings will provide a safe space that is conducive to learning, discussing thoughts and asking questions about featured topics. families can share support for one another as they feel comfortable, however there is no pressure to talk. Adult sessions will be co-led by a Children’s staff member and a bereaved parent or family member. Each Living with Grief session is designed to provide information on a specific topic and families are invited to attend those sessions that fit their family’s grief experience or need. All sessions are offered free of charge.