General Grief Resources

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Beyond Grief: A Guide for Recovering from the Death of a Loved One
by Carol Staudacher
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The Courage to Grieve: Creative Living, Recovery, & Growth Through Grief
by Judy Tatelbaum
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The Courage to Laugh: Humor, Hope, and Healing in the Face of Death and Dying
by Allen Klein
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Cry Until You Laugh: Comforting Guidance for Coping with Grief
by Richard J. Obershaw, MSW, LICSW
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The Dash
by Linda Ellis
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Don’t Take My Grief Away
by Doug Manning
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Finding Purpose in Your Pain
by V. Gilbert Beers
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Gifts My Father Gave Me: Finding Joy After Tragedy
by Sharon Knutson-Felix; Allen R. Kates
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Grief: Climb Toward Understanding
by Phyllis Davies
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Grief: What It Is and What You Can Do
by Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson
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Healing Your Traumatized Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Someone You Love Dies a Sudden, Violent Death
by Alan D. Wolfelt
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The Heart Behind the Hero
by Curt & Karen Yoder
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Helping Adults with Mental Retardation Grieve a Death Loss
by Charlene Luchterhand & Nancy Murphy
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How to Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies
by Therese A. Rando, Ph.D.
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If I Could Just See Hope
by Darcie D. Sims
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I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye
by Brook Noel & Pamela D. Blair
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Letter to a Grieving Heart
by Billy Sprague
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Living with Grief After Sudden Loss: Suicide, Homicide, Accident, Heart Attack, Stroke
by Kenneth J. Doka, Editor
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The Mourning Handbook
by Helen Fitzgerald
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My Son Christopher
by Maureen Crethan Santora
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The Next Place
by Maureen Warren Hanson
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No Time for Goodbyes: Coping with Sorrow, Anger, and Injustice After a Sudden Death
by Janice Harris Lord
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The Other Side of Sadness: What the New Science of Bereavement Tells Us About Life After Loss
by George A. Bonanno
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Remember My Soul: What to do in Memory of a Loved One
by Lori Palatnik
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Remembering with Love: Messages of Hope for the First Year of Grieving & Beyond
by Elizabeth Levang, Ph.D. and Sherokee Ilse
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Safe Passage: Words to Help the Grieving Hold Fast and Let Go
by Molly Fumia
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Sit Down, God. I’m Angry
by R.F. Smith, Jr.
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The Survivor’s Guide: Coping with the Details of Death
by Sheila Simpson
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A Time to Grieve: Meditations for Healing After the Death of a Loved One
by Carol Staudacher
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The Truth About Grief
by Ruth Davis Konigsberg
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We Remember
by Maureen Crethan Santora
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When Bad Things Happen to Good People (Audio)
by Rabbi Harold Kushner
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When Bad Things Happen to Good People (Book)
by Rabbi Harold Kushner
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When You Lose Someone Close: 101 Insights from People Who Have Been There
by Linus Mundy, Editor
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Why Are the Casseroles Always Tuna?
by Darcie D. Sims
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Winter Grief, Summer Grace: Returning to Life After a Loved One Dies
by James E. Miller
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