Getting Additional Support
While one-on-one therapy with a professional can be a great way to care for yourself, many people benefit from sharing their experiences with others who are also grieving. Please find below links to various organizations that may be helpful to you.*
Local Support Resources
Transitions Professional Center offers grief support groups run by psychologists and psychologist trainees.
Portland Grief Meetup lists several local community grief support groups.
The Dougy Center offers local peer support groups for children, teens, young adults, and grieving families.
Brief Encounters offers local support groups for parents facing perinatal loss. They are Spanish language accessible.
Suicide Aftercare Association lists local support groups for people who have lost a loved one to suicide.
Online Support Resources
GriefNet.org organizes e-mail grief support groups for adults.
KidSaid.com organizes e-mail grief support groups for children.
Compassionate Friends provides grief support after the death of a child.
*While community support can be a great way to heal, I am not affiliated with these organizations and cannot vouch for their quality. As such, you will need to contact these organizations yourself to determine whether they are a good match for you.