Red Bird Center

Bereavement and Loss Counseling

Grief Resources

Suggested Reading Lists

When dealing with loss or grief, as with many other life impacting events, many people seem to learn more and understand better when they supplement counseling with individual readings. Here are some ideas for books which may be of benefit to you or your loved ones and friends if dealing with grief seems too overpowering. We have grouped these titles by general area of emphasis.

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Suggested Links for Information & Support

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The links below are various places on the Web which might be beneficial if you or a loved one are dealing with the loss of a family member or close friend:

Grief's Journey

Grief's Journey offers a wealth of resources to those in the throes of grief. The primary focus is on the loss of a spouse and life partner. A comprehensive Children's Issues section is included. Among the many resource offerings are financial, legal, educational, health, and household do-it-yourself issues. is the site of bereaved mother, author and international speaker, Sherokee Ilse. Since her son Brennan's stillbirth in 1981 she has worked diligently to improve the care for bereaved families who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. As a well regarded speaker on bereavement, she travels the world to inspire and support care providers who interact with bereaved families. Her site has a catalog of her materials for sale along with other items of interest for both families and care providers. Many links to other useful sites.

The Compassionate Friends, Inc. - The mission of The Compassionate Friends 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.


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