Grief Supports

Local Resources on Grief and Loss

Helping Your Colleague

Helping an Employee or Coworker who is Grieving 
“Thank you for caring enough to want to help your coworker.  Your concern makes YOU a “compassionate friend.”

Local Resources on Grief

Highmark Caring Place:  A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents, and their Families
… is a safe place where grieving children and families can come together and be with others who understand what they’re going through.  An essential community resource, the Caring Place offers services at no charge to grieving families from throughout the community.     1.888.734.4073

Pittsburgh Region
Highmark Caring Place
620 Stanwix Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Cranberry region
Highmark Caring Place
200 Warrendale Village Drive
Warrendale, PA 15086

The Compassionate Friends
Supporting Family After a Child Dies

Tri-State Pennsylvania Chapter
Westminster United Presbyterian Church
115 N Mercer Ave
New Brighton Pennsylvania 15066

Email: [email protected]

Monthly Meetings are held on the second Sunday of each month, from 2-4pm.
Chapter Phone Voice Mail (724) 728-3003

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.  Click to find a group or event near you by postal code or city/state. Or sign up for FREE daily email encouragement.

Additional Resources on Grief and Loss

Here are Some Tips That Will Help Your Kids Deal With Bereavement
(Includes a list of links to other helpful resources to assist with this very difficult matter.)

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors ( T*A*P*S )
offers compassionate care and resources to all those grieving the loss of a military loved one.

When Grief Becomes a Mental Health Issue
“You deserve to come to terms with the death of your loved one, and chances are that’s what your loved one would want. Don’t hesitate to ask for mental health help if you need it.”  ~Becky Oberg, Author

Understanding Grief: Symptoms, Stages, and Coping
Grief is different from depression. It’s a natural reaction to loss. Here’s how to identify and deal with grief.

The G.A.P. Network | Grief Support Resource List

Ohio families have faced the challenges of harmful mental health well-being leading to devastating loss. Many have decided to turn their grief into action and turn to The G.A.P. Network for guidance and support. Learn more and download the Grief Resource Packet.
A website dedicated to helping everyone deal with the often unknown terrain that comes along with all kinds of grief. Through education, information, and other helpful resources we hope to make the challenging road of grief a little easier. An online 3-week Suicide Loss Support Series is available at (a website)
Healing After the Loss of a Loved One
(NOTE: website addresses the painful grief at the loss of a pet.)
“We are the parents whose children have died. We are the siblings whose brothers and sisters no longer walk with us through life. We are the grandparents who have buried grandchildren . . . We come together as Bereaved Parents of the USA to provide a safe space where grieving families can connect, share our stories, and learn to rebuild our lives.”

The 10 Best and 10 Worst Things to Say to Someone in Grief

Care and Support for Bereavement / Survivors of Suicide

Bereavement Support Groups for Natural and Accidental Death
If the loss of a spouse, a close friend, or a son or daughter is weighing you down, it can be good to join a group…a group that understands…a group that can help you regain your footing and move forward.

Suicide Loss Support Groups
For many survivors of suicide loss, the journey of healing can be lonely, painful, and confusing. Let’s talk…

The 5 Stages of Grief and Bereavement: Overcoming Loss
“Grief is itself a medicine.” ~William Cowper
(webpage provided by Willamette Life)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Find Support
Bringing hope to those affected by suicide