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Grief Resources

There is a collection of helpful CareNotes in our office covering topics ranging from "Grieving the Loss of Your Parent" to "Dealing with Grief Related Anger."  Please do not hesitate to contact our office and ask for supportive material concerning your situation. Below are some other resources for you to consider.

Internet Resources Related to Bereavement

The Internet has a wealth of information on grief support. Below is a list of a few sites that may help you as you journey through recovery.
The American Association of Retired Person's collection of grief recovery resources, information, and community based support services for individuals and their families.
The National Kidney Foundation's support and information site for donor family members.
Offers help in establishing a support group and provides information on existing peer support groups for grieving children and adults.
An information and self-help resources created for, and by, widows and widowers.
A resource for single parents and their children.
Over 400 resources to help children and adults through serious illness, death, loss, grief, and bereavement.
A resource center dedicated to providing grief support products for thosewho may be grieving over the loss of a loved one.
An organization whose mission is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

New Jersey SIDS Alliance*
Mrs. Genny Elias-Warren
15 Meadowbrook Road
Boonton Township, NJ 07005
Phone: 973-299-6523

Some local resources

Good Grief Helping Children and Teens Cope with Loss

Good Grief provides peer-support groups for children, teens and young adults who have lost a parent or sibling to death. We also provide group support for the children’s surviving parent(s) or caretaker.

SIDS Center of New Jersey
Dr. Thomas Hegyi
Dr. Barbara Ostfeld
Dr. Linda Esposito**-contact for referrals
One Robert Wood Johnson Place
Dept. of Pediatrics, MEB 312, 3rd Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Phone: 800-545-7437
Fax: 732-235-6609
Services: case management, telephone contact, individual, peer contact, groups, home bereavement visits. Limited services for stillbirth or miscarriage families. Will make local referrals. Services the state of NJ.

SIDS Center of New Jersey
UMDNJ – RWJ Medical School, Dept. of Pediatrics
100 Bayard Street, 3rd Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Phone: 732-235-9389
Fax: 732-235-9340

Remembering Our Babies -
Official Website for October 15*

Ms. Lisa Brown
205 Pheasant Hollow Drive
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Phone: 609-275-0866
Fax: 609-275-0866

Literature Related to Loss and Coping

For those who find comfort in the written word, we have included a brief selection of books available on grief and recovery.

  1. Good Grief: A Constructive Approach to the Problem of Loss by Granger E. Westberg
  2. A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis
  3. I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One by Brook Noel, Pamela D. Blair
  4. When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner
  5. I'm Grieving As Fast As I Can: How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal by Linda Sones Feinberg
  6. Companion Through the Darkness: Inner Dialogues on Grief by Stephanie Ericsson
  7. Transcending Loss: Understanding the Lifelong Impact of Grief and How to Make It Meaningful by Ashley Davis Prend
  8. For Women Who Grieve: Embracing Life After the Death of Your Partner by Tangea Tansley
  9. Help Me Say Goodbye: Activities for Helping Kids Cope When a Special Person Dies by Janis Silverman
  10. Sad Isn't Bad: A Good-Grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing with Loss by Michaelene Mundy, R.W. Alley
  11. 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child by the Dougy Center Dougy Center Staff (Editor), the Dougy Center for Grieving Child
  12. Remembering With Love: Messages of Hope for the First Year of Grieving and Beyond by Elizabeth Levang, Sherokee Ilse
  13. When the Bough Breaks: Forever After the Death of a Son or Daughter by Judith Bernstein
  14. The Worst Loss. How Families Heal from the Death of a Child by Barbara D. Rosof  
  15. Recovering From the Loss of a Sibling by Katherine Fair Donnelly, Madeline Toomey Pflaumbaum
  16. A Time to Grieve: Meditations for Healing After the Death of a Loved One by Carol Staudacher
  17. Lead Me Home: An African American's Guide Through the Grief Journey by Carleen Brice.
  18. I Remember You: A Grief Journal by Laynee Gilbert
  19. Widower: When Men are Left Alone by Scott Campbell and Phyllis Silverman

Collection of Inspirations
and Thoughts for Comfort

  • The Legacy by John Wayne Schlatter
  • Giving by Helen Keller
  • We Remember Them from The Gates of Repentance
  • Lamps on the Path by Amy Hillyard Jensen
  • Bill of Rights of the Bereaved by June Cerza Kolf






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