Term Bereavement and Grief Support Groups
Code PN-8100.1000
Definition Mutual support groups whose members are people who have experienced a loss such as the death of a loved one, divorce or separation and are trying to cope with their grief as a result. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and focus on helping participants accept their loss, express their grief, move through the bereavement process and put their lives back together.
Created 12/8/10
Changed 2/3/22
Use References Bereavement Support Groups
Grief and Loss Support Groups
Grief Related Support Groups
Grief Support Groups
Grieving Support Groups
See Also References Bereavement and Grief Counseling (RP-1400.8000-100)
Bereavement Volunteer Opportunities (PX-1800.1000)
Death and Dying Education/Information (PH-6200.1800)
Death Certification/Burial Arrangements (PB)
Pastoral Care (LH-6300.6400)
External Classification Terms Counseling (NTE F60)
Counseling (UW
Individual, Family and Community Support (USA IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Mental Health (ACH L-01)
Personal Social Services (NTE P50)
Personal Social Services (NPC P05)
Related Concepts Death and Dying
Organization/Facility Type
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Bibliographic References The Self-Help Sourcebook: Finding and Forming Mutual Aid Self-Help Groups, Fourth Edition, American Self-Help Clearinghouse, Riverside Medical Center, Denville, NJ, 1992

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