Online Grief Support Resources

By: Tom Gallagher
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Grief And How To Overcome It

During times of loss, we can expect to experience a wide array of negative emotions. For many people, these ease with time even if they never quite pass entirely. Some of us who experience such strong feelings of grief, however, find it hard to overcome these negative emotions. Compounded grief can quickly build up and become debilitating. The loss of a loved one is never easy. It is, in fact, one of the hardest things that a person can experience. We come to expect our friends and family will be with us forever, unable to foresee a future without them. If you are having a hard time coming to terms with your grief or think that you or someone you know is suffering these symptoms you are not alone. 

 

A Helping Hand

It must be said that asking for help when you are suffering from grief usually doesn’t come easily for any of us. Pride or denial can be themselves powerful and counterintuitive emotions if you let them get the better of you. While reaching out for help early is always recommended, no time is too late to admit that a helping hand would go a long way. We also believe in the support of family and friends. The people who are closest to you and care deeply about you will always embrace you when you reach out to them. If you prefer a more professional touch or prefer to keep things confidential, we have a number of excellent resources to turn to within Connecticut who can offer support or point you in the right direction. In addition to therapists and psychologists, there are many highly qualified grief counsellors who specialize in this field.

 

Support Resources

We have developed our online grief support resources to help you make a choice that works for you. Every one of us is unique and we have made sure to cover a number of effective options to help you regain control of your grief. 

 

  • Grief Share: This website is all about people helping people. It allows you to find support groups and communities in your area to get you in touch with people who know exactly what you’re going through. It is great site to browse through to see if you like what it has to offer. 

 

  • Grief Net: Grief Net is an international community that is geared towards allowing its members to support each other in a relaxed environment. They are also closely affiliated with KIDSAID.com, their companion website. 

 

  • Mental Health AmericaThis is an incredible resource to start with. It has a located for the closest branch to you and retains a wealth of information and resources to help you find qualified, expert assistance regardless of circumstances. 

 

  • Connecticut Support Groups: We know that you’ll find a relevant group in your area with this list from Psychology Today. They have really done their homework here and have included any information you need to stop by or get in touch with any of the groups listed, as well as giving you a rundown of each one. 

 

Get In Touch!

If you have any questions about us our would like to talk further about available grief support resources in your community, please get in touch with us at Nutmeg State Cremation Society. We will be more than happy to assist you with anything you may require.

 

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