Online Resources

Grief support information is readily available online, and we can help you find it.

Michael’s Place values the information contained at the web sites listed below as helpful resources for our own staff and the families we help. We encourage you to explore these sites with special emphasis on the sections we’ve noted.

American Association of Suicidology
Resources available for anyone who has experienced a loss of someone by suicide

Avery’s Garden
Craft projects, photography, and other creative ideas for grief expression

Camp Kesem
Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. We are the largest national organization dedicated to this unique population – supporting children with innovative, fun-filled programs that foster a lasting community.

Coalition to Support Grieving Students
The Coalition to Support Grieving Students was convened by the New York Life Foundation, a pioneering advocate for the cause of childhood bereavement, and the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, which is led by pediatrician and childhood bereavement expert David J. Schonfeld, M.D. The Coalition created grievingstudents.org, a groundbreaking, practitioner-oriented website designed to provide educators with the information,
insights, and practical advice they need to better understand and meet the needs of the millions of grieving kids in America’s classrooms.

Compassionate Friends
Understanding grief when your child dies
Death of an infant
Suicide of a child
Caring for surviving children
When a brother or sister dies
Suggestions for teachers and school counselors
How can I help?
When an employee/coworker is grieving

Eluna Network
A resource center to find information about bereavement centers, camps and programs, and related resources

Grasp Help
Grief Recovery After A Substance Passing for parents/caregivers of the grieving child

National Alliance of Grieving Children
The National Alliance of Grieving Children promotes awareness of the needs of grieving children and teens and provides a wealth of resources through the network.

New York Life Foundation
Tools and guides, personal stories, essays, and other resources that to help parents and family members navigate a loss

Scholastic: Children and Grief
About children and grief
How teachers can help
Loss and the schools community

Sesame Street
When families grieve
Military families
Non-military families
Talk, Listen, Connect

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
When a Child’s Friend Dies By Suicide
Talking to Your Child About Suicide
Frequently Asked Questions

Survivors of Suicide
Suicide – frequently asked questions
Understanding suicide
Beyond surviving
How to help a survivor heal

What’s Your Grief?
Blogs, articles and other resources for anyone grieving