In addition to the bereavement services for the families we serve, we have provided some helpful grief support links below:
Advice and information on all sorts of topics, including abuse, addictions, suicide, work/career, exercise, and aging, as well as grief. Related articles and links from such trusted sources as the Mayo Clinic, AARP, and Harvard Hospice.
The Center for Complicated Grief
A resource of the Columbia University School of Social Work for people struggling with a grief issue that is so difficult that it disrupts one’s life, makes it difficult to function or causes one to feel cut off and alone for more than six months at a time.
The Compassionate Friends: Supporting Family After a Child Dies
TCF is a national network of 650 chapters in all 50 states, with local meetings (Fourth Thursday of each month, 6 pm, NMMC Wellness Center), a Tupelo contact number (David, 662-231-1305; firstname.lastname@example.org), crisis hotline, and store with books, magazines, etc.
Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief
A comforting and inspirational little book written and compiled by Martha W. Hickman, who lost her sixteen-year-old daughter in a horseback accident in Colorado.
On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss
Selected as "best gift for a grieving friend or relative" by Good Housekeeping, this excellent book written by grief and death experts Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler takes the five iconic stages of death and applies them to grieving.
Grief Support Group
This support group is for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets the first Thursday of every month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at NMMC Home Health, in the Conference Room (door on the end of the building), 424 East President Street, Tupelo, MS 38801.
Grief Study Support Group
A six-week grief study support group using the text "Grieving God's Way" by author Margaret Brownley and led by Rev. Dave Jensen. This group will meet in the Christian Life Center Lounge of Tupelo First Baptist Church, 300 N. Church Street,
The Dougy Center: The National Center for Grieving Children and Families
The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. They provide support and training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations.