LOSS OF LOVED ONE SUPPORT
GRASP: Loss from substance use disorder
GRASP was founded to help provide sources of help, compassion, and most of all, understanding for families or individuals who have had a loved one die as a result of substance use.
Tuesday each month, in Chantilly, VA 20151, call for exact day.
Contact Lori Feldhausen (540)-424-4720,
3rd Wednesday of every month at Camp Chapel United Methodist Church,
Fellowship Hall, 5000 E. Joppa Rd., corner of Honeygo & Joppa, Perry Hall, MD 21128
Contact Toni: 443-554-6150, |
COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS: Specifically for loss of a child
The Compassionate Friends exist to provide friendship and understanding to those who have lost a child, and the newly bereaved get to see people who have survived and are learning to live again. A meeting locator page is on the website.
CAPITAL CARING: For loss of a loved one
Organized sessions of Bereavement programs in Falls Church and Leesburg. 703-538-2065.
GRIEFSHARE: for loss of a loved one or friend
GriefShare groups meet weekly to help face challenges and move toward rebuilding a life. Each session has a video seminar and a support group discussion. The webpage has a session locator section.
HAVEN OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Bereavement Support Services
Among other supports, currently hosting a drop-in Suicide Loss Support Group
4606 Ravensworth Road, Annandale VA 22003 | 703-941-7000 |firstname.lastname@example.org
WENDT CENTER FOR LOSS AND HEALING:
Multifaceted arrangements for coping with a loss.
4201 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20008 | 202-624-0010 |
The Partnership at DrugFree.org has a memorial page where you can post and read tributes to our fallen loved ones. http://www.drugfree.org/memorials/
Shatterproof.org also has a My Last Photo page where you can create a photo memorial of your lost loved one. http://www.shatterproof.org/mylastphoto
Jenny's Journey: A website where parents and teens can share stories of how their lives have been affected by addiction. It’s a resource for support for those grieving but also serves as a warning and a wake-up call to teens who may be thinking about experimenting. View their website: www.JennysJourney.com
Bereaved Parents of the USA: Has local meetings as well as online resources. Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) is a national non-profit self-help group that offers support,
understanding, compassion and hope especially to the newly bereaved. They are open to parents, grandparents, or siblings struggling to rebuild their lives after the death of their family member. View their website: www.bereavedparentsusa.org