Resources for Coping with Grief
|Child Bereavement Support (Singapore)
A peer-support network for parents who have suffered the loss of a child, regardless of circumstance.
|PleaseStay. Movement Singapore|
|Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)
A suicide prevention centre providing emotional support to individuals facing a crisis, thinking about suicide or affected by suicide.
24-hour Hotline: 1800 – 221 4444
|Wicare Support Group
A peer-support group providing support, resources and tools to empower widows and their children.
Tel: 6354 2475 / 6354 1941
|Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
A national centre providing specialist bereavement services for individuals, children and families in Australia who need assistance following the death of someone close to them.
|Cruse Bereavement Centre
A national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
|Irish Hospice Foundation
A national charity that addresses dying, death and bereavement in Ireland.
Men on Pregnancy and Infant Loss
A quick online search for support after a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death shows several avenues for women and few, if at all, for men. CNA speaks to men who’ve lost a child on how they dealt with their emotions.
Unhelpful comments and misguided support: Becoming a widow in your 20s
Coping with the death of a partner or spouse is usually something people face in later life. When it happens much earlier, it can present some different challenges, as a young widow who lost her husband when she was 26 told CNA.
Losing a child to suicide
For bereaved mothers who lost children to suicide, being part of the PleaseStay movement not only helped raise awareness about youth suicide, but they also found support in their healing journey.
A letter to my younger self before my dad passed away from cancer
The author writes a beautiful letter filled with touching advice to her younger self. Within the personal letter, Ingrassia talks about coping with her father’s cancer diagnosis and the experience of eventually losing him.
Widows can be happy, too
Becky Nolan shares her advice on how to find happiness and continue life as a single parent after the loss of a spouse. In fact, her whole blog, Mommy is a Widow, is filled with helpful advice, insight, and inspiration for those who have lost a spouse.
7 Ways to prepare for death that can change your life
The author talks about something most people tend to avoid, and that is how we can better prepare ourselves for our own death. She outlines seven ways in which we can start on a path that will not only help improve our lives but also better prepare us for that final goodbye.
How to cope with grief of an unexpected death
One of the hardest losses is that of an unexpected death. In this article, you’ll learn not only healthy methods of coping when faced with a sudden loss but also important ways to memorialize and capture the memories of your loved one.
Breaking the silence on suicide: One mother’s story
When Ms Elaine Lek saw her son Zen in Melbourne on Sept 27, 2018, he seemed happy to see her and even made plans to meet up the next day. Less than five hours later, he took his own life. Now, Ms Lek is hoping her family’s story can help break the silence surrounding the taboo subject.
Tragic Road Accident
Letters to Heaven Podcasts