Hope & Healing (A Jewish Bereavement Support Group). Free, no registration required. 2nd Tuesday of each month at JCC, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis, IN 46260, Room A-17. The group will address the social, emotional and spiritual dimensions of grief from a Jewish perspective. For more information: Paula Goldberg: firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie Sondhelm: (317) 529-5497
Grief Support Network The Grief Support Network (GSN) seeks to transform how communities perceive, experience and move through loss. Our vision is a culture that does not run from grief but embraces it as an opportunity for growth and connection.
Our mission is to transform the way individuals and our culture experience loss. www.griefsupportnet.org
Grief Share GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.
There are thousands of GriefShare grief recovery support groups meeting throughout the US, Canada, and in over 10 other countries. There’s one meeting near you! www.griefshare.org
The Center for Complicated Grief The Center for Complicated Grief is dedicated to improving the lives of people suffering from prolonged grief by helping clinicians and the general public learn how to recognize prolonged grief. The Center was established in 2013 to disseminate information about a short-term efficacious treatment for this condition. www.prolongedgrief.columbia.edu
Brooke's Place is a local Indianapolis nonprofit organization providing support and services to grieving children and families. For more information: www.brookesplace.org or 317 705-9650
Brooke's Place offers Camp Healing Tree
A special weekend camp for grieving children and teens ages 7-17
Do you know a young person who would benefit from a weekend of grief support, encouragement and enjoyable activities? Camp Healing Tree exists to provide an opportunity for young people to share feelings of loss with other campers and caring adult volunteers and to learn that these feelings are normal.
For more information, call (317) 705-9650 or visit www.brookesplace.org/camphealingtree.
Dougy Center At Dougy Center, our mission is to provide grief support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families can share their experiences before and after a death. We provide support and training locally, nationally, and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children who are grieving.
National Alliance for Grieving Children
The National Alliance for Children’s Grief (NACG) is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the needs of children and teens who are grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who supports them. Through the collective voice of our members and partners, we educate, advocate and raise awareness about childhood bereavement. www.nacg.org
For those experiencing the loss of a spouse:
For those experiencing the loss of a child:
Compassionate Friends: www.compassionatefriends.org
For those dealing with the loss of a loved one from suicide:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: www.afsp.org
For those having lost a loved one to substance abuse:
Grief Recovery after a Substance Passing: www.grasphelp.org
For those dealing with the loss of a veteran:
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors: www.taps.org