SHARE Atlanta - Grief Support
Supportive "Non-Pregnancy Related Support Groups"
First 6 have Atlanta Chapters
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The Compassionate Friends Atlanta, Ga. Area Chapters ~ Great newsletter and especially supportive for families who have lost children who were older than a month old. Though they are supportive of all who come through their doors.
Bereaved Parents USA ~
Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) is a nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families who are struggling to survive their grief after the death of a child. Any bereaved parent, sibling or grandparent is eligible to become a member of BP/USA.
Members are free to attend monthly meetings of their chapter, or any other chapter, as often and as long as necessary to meet their needs.
Rainbows Peer Support
RAINBOWS is an international non profit organization with peer grief support programs to serve all family members after a loss. SunBeams-Preschool age, Rainbows-Elementary age, Spectrum-HS age, Kaleidoscope-College Age and Prism-single and step-parent. All support groups are offered at no cost and are held in local school and faith-based centers. In GA call 770-321-9636.
Sudden Infant Death Sydrome ~ SIDS support - national and local (has Georgia's listing) - excellent site and group
Georgia SIDS & Other Infant Death Information & Counseling Program - SIDS Alliance of GA
Atlanta based. This organization does inservice programs for the SIDS issue and has a support group with a parent directed newsletter. Local Phone: 770-795-0142 or 1-800-221-7437
SIDS Alliance ~ since '87
Links SIDS victims with medical, business and civic groups concerned about the health of America's babies.. Forged through the merger of national and regional SIDS groups formed nearly four decades ago. Working to expand its scientific program, strengthen services for families, and provide public education and advocacy opportunities to improve community understanding and elevate SIDS concerns.
Crisis, Grief and Healing by Tom Golden
A place to learn more about grief. There is a section on Men and Women's grief.
Many special features
Grief, Loss and Recovery by Maribeth Wilder Doerr
General information and support about grief.
Children and grief information
Good book list (see below for direct link)
Growth House ~ new 10/97
"International gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end of life issues" - for loss at every stage of life
Resources and links to other grief sites - very comprehensive!
Bereaved Families of Ontario Support Center
Information on children, father's, and mother's grief
Information directly dealing with pregnancy and neo-natal loss.
Good book list for our purposes (see below for direct link).
Welcome to Ethans House the online home to bereaved parents and their families.....New 2/99
Anyone who has lost a child, including SIDS, gestational,neonatal, or accidental loss; miscarriage, termination of pregnancy, loss of an adult child, car accidents, cancer, illness or any of the many ways a child can die
The Alliance of Genetic Support GroupsNew 2/99
Long list of National Support groups for many different conditions, diseases, and needs.
Both Medical and Emotional
T.A.G. ~ Teenage Grief Support
Willowgreen ~ Online Support around many grief and death issues
The Compassionate Friends National Site and Information Channel ~ Excellent resource for Chatlines and Other Resource Links - especially for losses of older babies and children.
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