Coping With A Loss

Literature. Support Groups. Online Resources.

The experience of losing a loved one understandably causes overwhelming feelings of loss and loneliness. These feelings do not end when the funeral is over. If you, a family member or a friend is having difficulty adjusting to the loss of a loved one, please contact us. We will guide you to insightful literature, counseling and support groups specific to your individual needs. There is a way to overcome the sorrow, and we are committed to helping you find it.

GriefShare – Weekly Grief Group meetings

GriefShare support groups and seminars are led by people who have experienced grief and have successfully rebuilt their lives. They understand what you are going through and are dedicated to helping you heal.

Contact us to learn more about the GriefShare program and meetings near you.

Online Grief Resources

»  GriefShareHelp and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend. This website offers resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. You can also receive faith-based daily emails from GriefShare with encouragement and understanding about the grief process.

»  The Compassionate FriendsWhether your family has had a child die (at any age, from any cause), or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life-altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process.

»  AARPArticles, discussions, and helpful information about end of life care, the challenges faced by caregivers, and how to cope with grief after a loss.

»  Youth and Funerals literatureUnderstand the important role funerals and memorialization play in the lives of youth. Watch Video.

Daily Email Affirmations

Get daily support to help you through each day.

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Grief Literature

Our in-house collection of grief literature is free and can be picked up from our lobby at any time. We also have a lending library with selections covering many different types of loss. You may come in and check out a book and return it when you are finished.  Our aftercare coordinator can recommend literature best suited to your individual needs.

Grief Speakers for Community Groups

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home is a grief resource to local schools, churches, and organizations. If you belong to a group and would like a speaker to talk on some of the harder subjects of life such as grief, death and dying, we invite you to contact us by phone or email. We strive to educate the community so that everyone is better prepared to handle the death of a love one.