Here are a variety of resources about grief and loss, the related emotional responses and strategies for coping.

Websites:

American Psychological Association, information on grief

Atlantic article about author’s experience losing her mother

Local Organizations:

http://Healthyminds.org

The Center for Loss and Bereavement in Skippak, PA (also includes counseling and groups offered and other resources)

Books on Loss:

When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss by Hope Edelman

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby by Deborah Davis

When Your Baby Dies: Through Miscarriage or Stillbirth by Louis Gamino

Books for Coping with Loss from Suicide from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers, a book for children about death/loss

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