ARTICLES


"When Grief Won't Relent"
New York Times, February 16, 2015
The Grief Toolbox
A forum of grief articles and resources

 

BOOKS (ADULTS)

This Side of Heaven by Valerie Staggs

A Widow's Story by Joyce Carol Oates

 I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye by Brook Noel & Pamela Blair PhD

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

The Other Side of Sadness

How to Survive the Loss of a Love

The Loss That Is Forever

A Grief Observed

The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life

 

BOOKS (CHILDREN 4-8)

Everett Anderson's Goodbye (Parent Loss)

Rachel and The Upside Heart (Parent Loss)

Aarvy Aardvark Finds Hope (Parent Loss)

After Charlotte's Mom Died 

Saying Goodbye to Daddy

The Empty Places: A Child's Guide Through Grief (Sibling Loss)

A Little Bit of Rob (Sibling Loss)

Lost and Found: Remembering A Sister

Nonna (Grandparent Loss)

Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs

My Grandpa Died Today 

Finding Grandpa Everywhere

The Memory Box (Grandparent Loss)

Thank You, Grandpa

 Losing Uncle Tim

The Saddest Time

Saying Goodbye to Lulu (Pet Loss)

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney (Pet Loss)

Timothy Duck (Friend Loss)

I Had a Friend Named Peter (Friend Loss)

Badger's Parting Gifts (Friend Loss)

When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understand Death

The Dead Bird 

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf

When Someone Very Special Dies

Tell Me, Papa

Day of the Dead

Lifetimes

I Miss You: A First Look At Death

After the Funeral

A Bunch of Balloons: A Book & Workbook for Grieving Children

 

BOOKS (CHILDREN 9-12)

Daddy's Climbing Tree 

Sunflowers and Rainbows for Tia: Saying Goodbye to Daddy 

Something Very Sorry (Parent Loss)

Dad! Why'd You Leave Me? 

A Birthday Present for Daniel: A Child's Story of Loss (Sibling Loss)

Home From Far (Sibling Loss)

Thank You, Jackie Robinson

Flip Flop Girl (Parent Loss)

The Kids' Book about Death and Dying

 

BOOKS (TEENS)

I Will Remember You

The Grieving Teen: A Guide For Teenagers and Their Friends

When a Friend Dies: A Book For Teens About Grieving & Healing

Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers

Living When a Young Friend Commits Suicide (Friend Loss)

You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk About Life After The Loss of a Parent

How It Feels When A Parent Dies

Facing Change: Falling Apart and Coming Together In The Teen Years

Fire In My Heart, Ice In My Veins

Healing Your Greiving Heart for Teens

 Say Goodnight, Gracie (Friend Loss)

The Truth About Forever (Parent Loss)

Remembering Mog (Sibling Loss)

Missing May (Parent Loss)

 

COUNSELING/MENTORING

Jewish Family & Children Service
Offering non-denominational counseling and
mentoring services for children
Boynton Beach Mental Health Committee

Works with community partners to promote education, awareness and access to behavioral health and support services.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
National organization that matches mentors with children

 

 

GOVERNMENT

 Social Security
Information on survivors benefits

 

GRIEF SUPPORT

Hospice of Palm Beach County
Providing group and individual grief support
National Alliance for Grieving Children
National organization providing grief resources
Family Lives On Foundation
National organization providing tradition programs
for grieving children
Tomorrow's Rainbow
Supportive grief organization serving South Florida families
Moyer Foundation
A national organization providing grief resources and camps

Children's Bereavement Center

Support services for children, young adults and caregivers after the death of a loved one.
Camp Erin
Grief camps with locations throughout the country
Briana Marie Cox Foundation
Assistance with college scholarships for families who have lost a child 

  

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

 Legal Aid Society
Provides legal aid to disadvantaged individuals and families.


MISCELLANEOUS

American Association of Caregiving Youth

Supports youth who are caring for ill, elderly or disabled family members.