BOOKS: 

 Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies by Marta Felber

 Widow to Widow by Genevieve Davis Ginsburg, MS

 When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner

 Second Firsts: Live, Laugh and Love Again by Christina Rasmussen

 The Grief Recovery Handbook by John W. James and Russell Friedman


ONLINE RESOURCES: 

Alliance of Hope

www.allianceofhope.org
The Alliance of Hope for Suicide 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.


American Widow Project

americanwidowproject.org
The mission of the American Widow Project is to provide military widows with the vital support through peer-based support programs designed to educate, empower, inspire and assist in rebuilding their lives in the face of tragedy.


Camp Widow

www.campwidow.org
Camp Widow® is a weekend long gathering of widowed people from across the country and around the world. We come together to create a community that understands the life-altering experience of widowhood. Camp Widow® provides practical tools, valuable resources, and peer-based encouragement for rebuilding your life in the aftermath of the death of a spouse… all in a fun, uplifting, laughter-filled atmosphere.


Gary Roe – Healing Is Possible

www.garyroe.com
Gary’s website provides a range of resources on grief and healing, including the Good Grief mini-course that some of our members have drawn benefit from.


Grief Share

www.griefshare.org
Grief Share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.


Modern Widows Club

http://modernwidowsclub.com
A widow mentoring organization. We inspire widows to live a life where anything is possible by being a friend, mentor & advocating in their favor. We hold kindness, compassion & James 1:27 to heart. Moving forward while reaching back.


National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

www.nhpco.org
If your spouse or partner is/was involved in hospice, this organization offers up to one year of free grief counseling. They also offer community outreach counseling for people whose spouse or partner were not in Hospice but still need grief counseling. Finally, if the counseling offered does not meet your needs, contact the bereavement department of your local Hospice as they are usually happy to help you locate grief services and support in your area that is more appropriate for you.


Soaring Spirits International

www.soaringspirits.org
SSLF is an inclusive, non-denominational organization focused on hope and healing through the grieving process. We are positive and forward thinking, while focusing on offering our members the tools and resources they need to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of the death of a loved one.


Second Firsts

www.secondfirsts.com
Second Firsts was founded in 2010. We provide a scientific and process-oriented approach to releasing pain consciously and methodically by relying on our brain’s ability to give birth to new pathways, new habits and new brain connections.


Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

www.taps.org
TAPS offers grief resources and bereavement counseling to those grieving the loss of a loved one serving in the Armed Forces. There are transition services, counseling and outreach provided through a national peer support network at no cost to those surviving families and loved ones. They also partner with the Department of Veteran Affairs.


Widowed Village

widowedvillage.org
Widowed Village connects peers with each other for friendship and sharing. The moderators, administrators, and others involved in running this site are widowed people like you. Peer support is an excellent, social way to learn more about living with loss while gaining the energy and ideas for your path to a new life.