Useful Links

For further information on Grief and Loss, visit these websites:

 

Good Grief

Link will open in new window www.goodgrief.org.au 

 

Good Grief is the Seasons for Growth National Organisation. It has more information about the Seasons for Growth Programs as well as resources, research and Companion Training registrations.

 

Ph 02 8912 2700

Fax 02 9923 1655

Email info@goodgrief.org.au

 

The National Association for Loss & Grief (NSW) Inc (NALAG)

Link will open in new window www.nalag.org.au

 

NALAG's primary objective is to encourage and promote professional and community education in loss, grief, bereavement and trauma. Their website has many brochures focusing on different aspects of grief and loss  as well as training events.

 

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Link will open in new window www.grief.org.au

 

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement's mission is to build the capacity of individuals, organisations and communities in order to enhance well-being following adverse life events. The website has a range of resources - including the peer reviewed journal Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, resources for children, young people and adults. You will also find links to a wide range of internet resources.

 

CatholicCare

Link will open in new window www.catholiccare.org.au

 

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a not-for-profit organisation and a mission and outreach agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

 

CatholicCare services include a range of child and family services, youth services, disability and community services and foster care training and support. Specifically they offer marriage education, counselling for individuals and families, employee assistance counselling, foster care, adoption services, youth crisis accommodation and support services, disability accommodation and support services, mental health support, parenting support and family services.

 

Carer Support Program

Link will open in new window http://www.hnehealth.nsw.gov.au/CarerSupportProgram/Pages/Hunter-New-England-Local-Health-District-Carer-Support-Program.aspx 

 

Hunter New England Heath has support and education for new and experienced carers in the Hunter and mid-north Coast areas.

 

The Healing Garden

Link will open in new window www.healingthespirit.org/childs-place.php

 

The Healing Garden is a child grief web page with interactive activities to help children deal with their grief and loss through creative expression and companion interaction.

 

The Dougy Centre

Link will open in new window www.dougy.org

 

The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. They provide support and training to individuals and organisations seeking to assist children in grief.

 

MyGriefAssist

Link will open in new window www.mygriefassist.com

 

MyGriefAssist has a variety of resources including Factsheets, Videos, Book List & inspirations (quotes, songs, movies and poetry). Factsheets topics include information on suicide, children and grief, men and grief, grief at Christmas & financial loss.

 

All About Grief

Link will open in new window www.allaboutgrief.com

 

All About Grief has the full range of books by Doris Zagdanski, as well as a selection of modern titles on coping with grief and related topics. Free factsheets include coping with a sudden death, notifications: a helpful guide, grieving teenagers... how to help, loss & grief in a crisis (dealing with natural disasters and emergencies).

 

Beyond Blue

Link will open in new window www.beyondblue.org.au

 

Beyondblue's aim is for the Australian community to understand depression and anxiety, empowering all Australians, at any life-stage, to seek help. beyondblue work in a range of settings – including educational settings, workplaces, health services and online – in order to be accessible to as many people as possible. Among the many publications available on this website is one for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people called Keeping Strong which discusses symptoms and help for depression.

 

University of Missouri

Link will open in new window http://extension.missouri.edu/publications/DisplayPub.aspx?P=GH6600

 

In the families and relationships section of this website there many articles on parenting, family problems & relationships. The Divorce and separation section has information to help adults and also to help adults understand the impact on children of all ages.

 

Support for Grieving Students


https://grievingstudents.org/

 

This site has online modules for teachers in knowing how to support students going through grief.