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HealGrief, a nonprofit, is a social support network for people who are grieving, bereaved or for those just wanting to help them. By taking a modern approach to the way individuals communicate a loved one’s death, HealGrief brings family, friends and communities from around the globe to a virtual place to grieve and heal together. Everything they do is inspired by their core mission: guiding one’s journey with grief into a healthy grief recovery.
From the moment a loved one dies, HealGrief.org guides individuals through grief’s journey. They begin by taking the place of the traditional obituary. At no cost, users create a funeral notice and can choose to disseminate it to family and friends around the globe. From within the funeral notice, virtual candles are lit and memories are shared. Cathartic to users, this provides instant comfort as the funeral notice transitions into a celebration of the decedent’s life. This online interaction, changes the way we handle grief, but ultimately provides comfort as one journeys to a healthy grief recovery.
Additional no-fee programs include a virtual:
Candle Gallery - Individuals can light and share a virtual candle in memory of their loved one;
Before I Die…wall - A virtual wall provoking thoughts about living life, to its fullest, every day.
Loss Project & Artful Healing - Inspiring healing through art.
PetsCountToo! - Providing tools to guide a child’s first experience with death into a healthy grief recovery.
The American Pain Society is a multidisciplinary community that brings together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians, and other professionals to increase the knowledge of pain and transform public policy and clinical practice to reduce pain-related suffering.
GRIEF WATCH is a publisher and manufacturer of bereavement books and materials used by families and professionals around the country. It is based at the 18th Ave Peace House, site of a variety of ministries focused on hospitality, community, peace-making, and care for the dying.
Nechi Institute has been a leader in addictions treatment, research, and training for over 40 years. Indigenous people have been diversely affected by colonization which is observable through the abuse and trauma that affects our Indigenous communities. Our courses were developed by and for Indigenous people in response to an overwhelming need to provide culturally appropriate addictions training for treatment.
Parenting Safe Children empowers adults to keep children safe from sexual abuse. We educate parents and professionals through the Parenting Safe Children Workshop (online and in- person), where participants learn what makes children vulnerable to sexual abuse; how to talk with schools, sports programs, day care and places of faith about child safety; and what body- safety rules to teach children.
Feather Berkower, LCSW, has been a leader in child sexual abuse prevention since 1985. Using a community-based approach, she has trained over 150,000 school children, parents, and professionals. Feather makes a difficult topic less scary, and consistently impresses audiences with her knowledge, commitment, and warmth. Feather is also the co-author of Off Limits, a parenting book with easy-to-follow guidelines for making children, homes, and communities off limits to child sexual abusers.
Our Vision: People First Through Service, Advocacy, Respect, and Choice - A vision for leadership in service and advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities.
San Andreas Regional Center recognizes the ongoing need for advocacy to sustain the original intent and promise of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act and commits itself to protecting its provisions.
San Andreas Regional Center strives for community partnership and excellence in customer service with its well-trained staff and service providers who use up-to-date technology, are good at what they do and are committed to this vision.
San Andreas Regional Center enables the individuals it serves and their families to determine what happens in their lives.
San Andreas Regional Center fulfills this vision through respect for the people it serves and their families, friends, service providers, agencies, staff, and community.
San Andreas Regional Center accomplishes this vision through an organization that is trusted, responsive, supportive, creative, proactive, well-managed, and people friendly.
National Marriage Seminars is an organization who provides help for pre-marital couples and marriages, as well as, state of the art training for mental health professionals, students, clergy, and other health care providers. We organize, execute and coordinate events from pre-marital one-day workshops, couples weekend retreats, marriage intensives, and Gottman Institute Level 1, 2 and 3 Workshops. For more information email us or visit our website.
NICU Helping Hands provides support and education to families before, during and after a NICU admission or the loss of a baby. Our commitment is to walk alongside your family during these difficult and often times traumatic experiences. Our peer support program and educational resources are available to you at no charge. We are here to equip you with the tools and resources you need before, during or after a NICU hospitalization or in the event of an infant loss. You are not alone.
The mission of Lucy’s Love Bus™ is to improve quality of life for children with cancer and life-threatening illness, to support their families, and to mobilize the next generation of cancer activists. Lucy's Love Bus pays for integrative therapies for children with cancer in New England, and holds programs and workshops in Amesbury, MA open to the families of children with cancer, life-threatening illness, or chronic medical conditions not developmental in nature.
The LifeLine Canada Foundation (TLC) is a registered non-profit committed to positive mental health and suicide prevention in Canada and Worldwide. The Foundation works on initiatives such as: The LifeLine Mobile App (The Free National Suicide Prevention and Awareness App) and Companion Paws. The LifeLine Canada website is both a platform for information about the Foundation’s initiatives as well as a one stop portal, through which an extensive amount of information, intervention and postvention education, resources, guides, pattern interrupts, tools and more are right at one’s fingertips.