Grief support information is readily available online, and we can help you find it.

Michael’s Place values the information contained on the websites listed below as helpful resources for our own staff and the families we help. We encourage you to explore these sites with special emphasis on the sections we’ve noted.

American Association of Suicidology
Resources available for anyone who has experienced the loss of someone by suicide

Avery’s Garden
Craft projects, photography, and other creative ideas for grief expression

Camp Kesem
Kesem is a nationwide community driven by passionate college student leaders that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. We are the largest national organization dedicated to this unique population – supporting children with innovative, fun-filled programs that foster a lasting community.

Coalition to Support Grieving Students
The Coalition to Support Grieving Students was convened by the New York Life Foundation, a pioneering advocate for the cause of childhood bereavement, and the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, which is led by pediatrician and childhood bereavement expert David J. Schonfeld, M.D. The Coalition created, a groundbreaking, practitioner-oriented website designed to provide educators with the information,
insights, and practical advice they need to better understand and meet the needs of the millions of grieving kids in America’s classrooms.

Eluna Network
A resource center to find information about bereavement centers, camps and programs, and related resources. Visit Eluna’s National Bereavement Resource Guide

HealGrief® is a social support network that provides the tools and resources to guide one’s journey with grief into healthy personal growth through online support, education and awareness, and other resources, including a support network for young adults, Actively Moving Forward (AMF).

National Alliance for Children’s Grief
The National Alliance for  Children’s Grief promotes awareness of the needs of grieving children and teens and provides a wealth of resources through the network.

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
Dedicated to helping schools support their students through crisis and loss

New York Life Foundation
Tools and guides, personal stories, essays, and other resources to help parents and family members navigate a loss

Scholastic: Children and Grief
About children and grief
How teachers can help
Loss and the school community

Sesame Street
When families grieve
Military families
Non-military families
Talk, Listen, Connect

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
When a Child’s Friend Dies By Suicide
Talking to Your Child About Suicide
Frequently Asked Questions 

What’s Your Grief?
Blogs, articles and other resources for anyone grieving

More Information

General Grief Information

Things that everyone should know when grieving the loss of a loved one or supporting someone going through the process of grief.

Children's Grief Information

Further your understanding about the ways children are different than adults in the ways they process grief and how that changes over time.

The Importance of Self-Care

Grief can be experienced in many different ways. Although there is no shortcut to healing, there are ways to take care of ourselves and help us get through each day.

Books and Resources on Grief

Browse the curated collection of books and other resources intended to help those who are grieving by providing insight and understanding.