Resources

These are some resources that may help you bring a bit of sunshine and healing into the journeys of dying and grief .

Websites

  • Reimagine End of Life is an organization that sparks community-driven festivals and conversations that explore death and celebrate life. The organization hosts weekly events that can connect and inspire people from around the world.
  • Hospice East Bay and Kaiser Permanente are organizations that offer support through the processes of dying and grieving in the East San Fransisco Bay Area.
  • Coaching at End of Life is an organization that offers training to become an End of Life Coach. End of life Coaching is a process of being with people who are dying and those who are grieving.
  • Bereavement

  • Center for Loss & Life Transition is an organization an organization dedicated to helping people who are grieving and those who care for them. The organization has resources and training for grief related topics.
  • GriefShare.org is a faith-based grief recovery program that follows a 13-week course using video and an individual workbook. The website lists local support groups and has links to daily encouraging messages.
  • DrugRehab.com is an organization that helps people experiencing substance use. Sometimes substances like drugs or alcohol are used to alleviate and numb the pain of grief due to loss. Their sister site has a guide that includes mind-body treatment suggestions and ways others can help. The guide can be found here.
  • Journey Through Grief shares ideas and information for working through grief, based on the author's personal experience. Creative outlets such as memory books, journaling, and poetry are also included.
  • Recover From Grief gives suggestions on living with grief and expressing grief creatively.
  • Death and Dying

  • ZenCaregiving.org is the website for the Zen Caregiving Project located in San Fransisco. This organization hosts conversation groups focused on death and dying and training for caregivers both in-person and online.
  • OSHO Sammasati offers meditation support in living and dying as well as tips on how to be with those who are ill and dying.
  • Podcasts

    Books

    Bereavement

    Death and Dying

    Videos

    Poetry