Grief and Victim Recovery Resources

You may find the following resources helpful if you or a loved one has suffered a loss due to accident or disease.

Support Groups
  • GriefShare - offers seminars and support groups.
  • GriefNet - an internet community of persons dealing with grief, death and major loss and is directed by Cendra Lynn, Ph.D, a clinical psychologist and certified traumatologist.
  • The Compassionate Friends - grief support after the loss of a child from any cause.
  • Grief Watch - resources for bereaved families & professional caregivers.
  • Violent Death Bereavement Society - provides information and training for family members and service providers following a violent death.
  • American Cancer Society - Support Programs & Services - the American Cancer society provides a cancer survivors network and other programs for cancer victims and their families.
Helpful Books & Articles

On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler

Start the Conversation: The Book about Death You Were Hoping to Find
Ganga Stone

The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch

Healing Your Traumatized Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Someone You Love Dies a Sudden, Violent Death
Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD

Life after death: grief therapy after the sudden traumatic death of a family member.: An article from: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care
by Paul T. Colements, Joseph T. DeRanieri, Gloria J. Vigil and Kathleen M. Benasutti

I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One
Brook Noel

The Farber Law Group is a law firm with more than 30 years experience in representing family members with their wrongful death claims when a family member has died due to the negligence of another. Examples of wrongful death claims include medical or surgical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents and dangerous or defective products.