Coping with loss is often a difficult journey. ADEC compiled these resources for individuals experiencing a death-related loss or for those seeking to help others. The “Grief Process” section is a good place to start. Other sections address issues more specifically.*
Cultural Differences in Mourning
Death of a Child (infant, child, adolescent, adult child)
Death of a Friend
Death of a Grandchild
Death of a Grandparent
Death of a Parent
Death of a Sibling
Death of a Spouse or Partner
Funerals and Memorials
Grief Process: What to Expect & Self-Care
Grief Process: Gender Differences
Holidays & Special Days
How to Help Someone Who is Dying
How to Help Someone Who is Grieving
Natural Disasters, Terrorism and War
Right to Die / Physician-Assisted Suicide
Unrecognized Loss (Disenfranchised Grief)
Violence and Traumatic Death
View a list of helpful organizations that all offer services related to grief, bereavement, death and dying.
Looking for a specialist in death and dying, or grief and bereavement? Use the Find a Specialist directory to locate an ADEC member practicing in your area.
* Note: The Association for Death Education and Counseling® is not responsible for the availability or content of the sites it links to, nor does the ADEC endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these other Internet sites. Users cannot assume that the external sites will abide by reasonable privacy practices.