Loss and Grief

Along with all the great joys of life we also experience death or loss of a loved one.  Everyone has different coping strategies, but most people suffer with loss and grief at some point in their life.Lonely tree and bench

If your life is being impacted by loss and grief, EAP can help you. You can call toll-free 24 hours a day, 1.800.322.5327 or email at eap@umassmed.edu.

Here are some websites with helpful information:

Massachusetts Grief Recovery After Substance Passing (G.R.A.S.P.) Chapters
Grief Bereavement and Coping with Loss
Supporting a Grieving Person: Helping Others Through Grief, Loss and Bereavement
When a Parent is Grieving the Loss of a Child
Supporting Someone Bereaved by Suicide
Coping with Suicide Loss
Coping with the Death of a Coworker
Coping With the Death of a Pet (Humane Society)
The Compassionate Friends - Supporting a Family after a Child Dies  
Pieta Support Group for Bereaved Parents

Helping Children With Loss and Grief:

Death and Loss: Helping Children Manage Their Grief
Helping Your Child Deal With Death
When a Pet Dies - KidsHealth
Helping Children Deal With Grief