Online Grief Support Resources

By: Brian K. Daly
Monday, August 7, 2017

Many people struggle dealing with the emotions that surround grief and are unable to express how they feel to their family and friends. This could be because of the confusing and conflicting emotions such as sadness, despair or even anger at a loved one’s passing but this doesn’t mean they don’t need support. Grief support can be found in a variety of different places and many feel more comfortable discussing their grief online in an anonymous or like-minded setting which is free of judgement. With this in mind, here are some online support services to help deal with grief and associated trauma;

Online Grief Support

This website allows you to create a profile, start forums and threads about different experiences from the loss of your loved ones to your own death experiences. There are options for grief counselling as well as joining online groups and you don’t have to use a photo for your member profile if you would like to remain anonymous.

http://www.onlinegriefsupport.com/

Healthful Chat Bereavement & Grief Chat Room

This peer support chat room can provide one off discussions that you join and allow you to take a break from your daily life and the constant grief reminders to join and connect with others going through a similar experience or at different phases of their own grief.

http://www.healthfulchat.org/bereavement-chat-room.html

Grieving Forums

These forums involve you creating your own threads and discussing the specifics of your grief while also delving into others and commenting on theirs. This is a particularly useful resource if you are looking to ask some questions and hopefully get some answers.

http://forums.grieving.com/

My Grief Angels

A website that is written by grieving people, for those also grieving and has a variety of resources and articles that tackle all the phases of grief as well as offering a free online grief course.

It is important that you talk to someone about your grief and how you are feeling, whether or not this is your family and friends there are plenty of resources available to you.

http://www.mygriefangels.org/

For more information on our services and how we can ease your grief, visit our website or contact a member of staff who can guide and advise you in this difficult time. 

 

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