Grief Support Resources

Every person must cope with loss of a loved one on his or her own terms.

The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel. 

At Leonard & Marker Funeral Home we offer the following aftercare grief sessions:

»  Tristesse Grief Center
A local source for grief counseling to assist the bereaved as they journey towards improved health and renewed sense of worth in the wake of loss. 

»  Compassionate Friends
An organization dedicated to helping people find purpose and hope after experiencing the loss of a loved one.

»  Grief Share
A site featuring group discussions, video seminars with experts in the field, and workbook activities for personal study of the grieving process.

» GriefShare with New Beginnings Church
A local grief support group with featuring a 13 week group in the spring and a 13 week group in the fall. GriefShare begins March 10, 2014.

»  Center for Loss & Transition 
A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality. 

»  GriefNet 
GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have many email support groups. Their integrated approach to online grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues. 

»  National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization 
Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.