Grief Support Services
Below you will find information on support services offered by independent grief groups, a recommended reading list for those suffering from grief, and online resources to help you through your journey.
Massachusetts Grief Groups
WE ARE THEIR CANDLES- PLYMOUTH
Mary Peckham – 781-294-1545
Cynthia Wyman – 617-688-5314
Plymouth Recovery Center
71 Obery St., Plymouth MA
7-00 – 8:30 pm Second Thurs of the Month
ALICIA’S ANGELS – READING
*registration required please email*
St. Agnes Lower Church Hall
186 Woburn St. Reading, MA
7:00 – 8:30 Second Mon each Month AND
a Monthly Social on Last Thurs.
THE JOURNEY – LIVING WITH LOSS – NATICK
Kathryn Stygles Peirce
Natick Senior Ctr., 117 E. Central St
2nd Fl, Natick, MA
7:00 – to 8:30 pm Last Tues of Month
H.A.L.O. 18 – WORESTER
(Healing After Loss From Overdose)
Our Lady of Angels Church (Parish Center)
1222 Main St. Worcester, MA
7:00 to 8:30 pm First Mon of Month
COPING ADDICTION LOSS–
Forastire Funeral Home – Grief Library
220 North Main St., E. Longmeadow, MA
7:00 to 8:30 pm First Wed of the Month
Recommended Reading List for Those Suffering from Grief
Losing a child is the ultimate loss any parent will ever face in their lifetime. Each of the following books have helped our members in one way or another as they walk through the loss of their child. We hope that that some of you may also find something useful in some of these books that will help you as you navigate your pain and heartache.
Online resources for those suffering from grief after the death of a loved one from substance use disorder.
TEAM SHARING https://www.teamsharinginc.org/
Team Sharing helps Bereaved Parents through the loss of their child from Substance Use Disorder (SUD).
Team Sharing Private Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/teamsharinginc
GRIEF RECOVERY AFTER SUBSTANCE ABUSE PASSING
GRASP is a support community of peer-to-peer interaction for people who have had family members and friends who have died as a result of drug misuse, overdose or addiction.
GRASP (National) Private Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/grasphelp
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS https://www.compassionatefriends.org/
“Self-help bereavement organization, providing support to bereaved parents, siblings, grandparents, and close family members who are going through the natural grieving process following the death of a child of any age (from pre-birth to adult) from any cause”