Helpful organisations & websites

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Support organisation & networks

WAY Widowed & Young: a lifeline for many https://www.widowedandyoung.org.uk/

The Good Grief Trust: new bereavement charity founded in September 2016 https://www.facebook.com/thegoodgrieftrust/

The Loss Foundation: The Warriors of Compassion of the Loss Foundation provide support to people who have lost loved ones to cancer; spouses, family members, friends. They have a website with helpful resources and offer in-person support in London and Oxford in the form of bereavement support groups and other supportive social events. http://thelossfoundation.org/

Cruse Bereavement Care offer support to people who have experienced the loss of someone close – in Scotland: www.crusescotland.org.uk/, in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: http://www.cruse.org.uk/ (they have very long waiting lists though!)

Aspetos – German language bereavement support network and portal. Offers useful resources and an online forum https://aspetos.com/

Option B – a resource dedicated to helping build resilience in the face of adversity, including dealing with grief https://optionb.org/

Other resources

Mindfullybeing – mindfulness training and resources by Dr Avinash Bansode, who also leads on the mindfulness programme for some Fire & Rain Soul Spas https://www.mindfullybeing.co.uk/  (also see co-hosts)

The Free Mindfulness Project – contains downloadable guided meditations (free) http://www.freemindfulness.org/home

Mental Health Foundation and mindfulness http://bemindful.co.uk/

A collection of tools and resources to accompany and accelerate the healing journey of those living with grief and/or trauma  http://www.a2zhealingtoolbox.com

Also check out:

Books

Blogs, talks and videos

Other interesting links

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