Bereavement

Resource List 

Counseling and Support Groups

Family Service League – County Wide Counseling Program 631-647-3100
RESPONSE Hot Line 24 hours 631-751-7500
Hospice Care Network – Bay Shore. 631-666-6863. http://www.hospicecarenetwork.org
         Bereavement Support Groups

Compassionate Friends http://www.compassionatefriends.org 
        support for people who have lost a child

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) 212-684-3365 http://www.nami.org
        support for people with mental illness and those who care for them

12 Step programs Suffolk Intergroup Association 631-654-1150
        24 Hr Hotline: 631-669-1124

        http://www.suffolkny-aa.org

Good Shepard Hospice 631-642-4200. Www.goodshepherdhospice.chsli.org
        Bereavement Support Groups
Books 
How to Survive the Loss of a Love – Melba Colgrove, Harold Bloomfield, Peter McWilliams

Day by Day – Meditations for Broken Hearts by Leslie Woodson
When Someone You Love is Dying by Ruth Kopp
Living with Grief After Sudden Loss – edited by Kenneth Doka
Healing Conversations: What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say  by Nance Guilmartin

Thirst (poetry) by Mary Oliver  

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