Useful Links

The following are links to groups (in Singapore and overseas) which offer support for parents.  Also listed are Articles which give an understanding of the grief journey after the loss of a child.  The links are sub-categorised for easy reference : General Bereavement Support, Infant & Pregnancy Loss, Father's Grief, Children's Grief and Suicide Loss.  Coping strategies and other specific information are also found at the section "Your Healing Journey".

General Bereavement Support 

Grief Matters (Singapore)

Offers free counselling support for the bereaved

https://www.griefmatters.org.sg/

PIETA (Singapore) 

A Catholic-Christian faith-based support group for bereaved parents

https://pietasingapore.wixsite.com/pietasingapore

https://www.facebook.com/PietaSingapore/

Whispering Hope (Singapore)

Loss coping tool based on the Grief Recovery Method run by Ms Joan Swee

https://whisperinghope.sg/

 

The Compassionate Friends (USA) 

https://www.compassionatefriends.org/

The Compassionate Friends (UK)

https://www.tcf.org.uk/

The Grief Support Network (USA)

https://griefsupportnet.org/

ARTICLES ON GENERAL CARE & COPING WITH LOSS

The Journey through Grief - The 6 needs of mourning by Alan D Wolfelt          

https://www.centerforloss.com/2016/12/journey-grief-six-needs-mourning/

Difference between a Fathers and Mothers dealing with grief

https://www.thegoodgrieftrust.org/child/couples-and-grief/

Grief : Myths & Facts (and Tips to cope)

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/coping-with-grief-and-loss.htm#away

What I Wish Other People Understood About Losing A Child By Paula Stephens

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-17928/what-i-wish-more-people-understood-about-losing-a-child.html

Is It Really Possible To Find Beauty Amidst Tragedy? by Liz Mannegren

https://stillstandingmag.com/2018/05/24/is-it-really-possible-to-find-beauty-amidst-tragedy/

Grieving & Isolation

https://www.cruse.org.uk/coronavirus/grieving-and-isolation

Coping with death and grief - suggested by Jenna and Jessica Bishop

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/news/nursing-home-abuse/nursing-home-guide-coping-death-grief/

Dealing with Death, Grief and Bereavement - suggested by Hannah and Michelle Bass

https://nanha.org/2020/02/11/dealing-with-death-grief-and-bereavement/

Full list of Counselling and

Support Services

Infant & Pregnancy Loss

Infant & Pregnancy Loss Facebook Group (Singapore)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/603278646382706/

Angel Hearts (Singapore)

https://angelhearts.sg/

Miscarriage Association (UK)

https://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/how-we-help/support-groups/

Infant Loss Resources

http://infantlossresources.org/?page_id=604

Books on Baby Loss by Felicia Tan

- To Baby with Love and Lost & Found 

https://feliciajourney.com/lost-and-found-book/

ARTICLES ON ABORTION

Surgical Abortion Care

https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/tw5328

Caring For Yourself after an Abortion

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322533#outlook

Father's Grief

A Father's Grief (Brochure) by The Compassionate Friend

https://www.tcf.org.uk/content/resources/L02-A-Fathers-Grief---C13-R1401.pdf

 

ARTICLES ON FATHERS

Fathers After Miscarriage by Adriel Booker

https://www.crosswalk.com/family/parenting/new-parents/ways-to-support-fathers-after-miscarriage.html

Miscarriage - A guide for Men

https://raisingchildren.net.au/pregnancy/miscarriage-stillbirth/miscarriage/miscarriage-for-men

Father's Role in Child Loss by Amy Newman

https://dying.lovetoknow.com/Father's_Role_in_Loss_of_a_Child

Fathers & Grief by John Lally - a father's loss of his son by drug overdose

https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/another-perspective-on-fathers-day-kpkn/

Suicide Loss

PleaseStay Movement (Singapore) - suicide prevention advocacy 

https://www.facebook.com/PleaseStayMovementSingapore/

SOS (Samaritans of Singapore)  - bereavement support services

SOS conducts 2 programmes for suicide-bereavement support : LOSS and Healing Bridge.  

https://www.sos.org.sg/about/our-services

Healing Hearts - Support Group for Suicide-Bereaved Mothers 

Enquire details and register with The Therapy Room.

https://www.thetherapyroom.com.sg/

National Suicide Prevention Alliance (UK)

https://www.nspa.org.uk/

ARTICLE ON SUICIDE LOSS

Understanding survivors of suicide loss

https://www.psychologytoday.com/sg/blog/two-takes-depression/201311/understanding-survivors-suicide-loss

What Suicide Survivors face

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/suicide-survivors-face-grief-questions-challenges-201408127342

Those left behind by Batya Swift Yasgur

https://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/home/topics/suicide-and-self-harm/those-left-behind-working-with-suicide-bereaved-families/

Help guide on Suide Prevention

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/suicide-prevention/suicide-prevention.htm

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