Grief Support Resources

We recommend trying out the resources below to help you deal with grief

Grief Support Resources

The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.

At Arrington Funeral Directors we offer and encourage the following aftercare grief assistance: 

Local Resources

    » GriefShare - Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend. Register online at: Griefshare.org/Jackson or call 731-217-1420. Meetings are Tuesdays at 6pm at Calvary Baptist Church, 119 Oil Well Road, Jackson, TN 38305

    » Butterfly's Embrace (partnering with Heaven's Cradle) - A family support group for mothers, fathers, grandparents, and other family members of babies who have gone too soon. For information, email [email protected] or [email protected] or call 731-425-6448.

National Resources

    » National Alliance of Grieving Children - A nationwide network comprised of professionals, institutions, and volunteers who promote best practices, educational                                      programming, and critical resources to facilitate the mental, emotional, and physical health of grieving children and their families.

    » Center for Loss & Transition - A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and                                spirituality. 

    » Sesame Street’s "When Families Grieve" The death of a loved one is a pain and often overwhelming experience at any age. While coping with your own grief, you may be                  faced with talking to your child and death and dying. This link leads to educational videos and activities to support children through the grief.

    » GriefPlan.com - Videos, resources, newsletter, and an online therapeutic grief program created by Dr. Jason Troyer.

    » National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization - An organization committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of                                profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.

    » Funeral Service Foundation's "Grieving Alone Together" - Below is an eBook to serve as a guide, addressing the challenges of grieving a loved one's death during the                            COVID-19 pandemic and offering guidance on how families can meaningfully celebrate the life of their loved one.

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