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When you suffer a loss, it’s important to understand the psychological, emotional and physical effects involved. The extremes that you’re dealing with are understandable and manageable, and there are steps you can take to begin working through the grief.


No matter where you are, support is close by. With over 600 chapters across the country, there are always others ready to listen, share and offer you the emotional support you need for healing to begin. Just reach out, there’s a hand waiting.
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To The Newly Bereaved

When you’re newly bereaved, suddenly you find yourself on an emotional roller-coaster where you have no idea what to expect next. We provide thoughts on some of what you may be experiencing or feeling.
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Online Communities

If you need support and a chapter meeting isn’t convenient, our “virtual chapters” provide a convenient forum for compassion and sharing. You’re always just a click away from a community of people who understand what you’re going through and are ready to help.
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Family Support

The Compassionate Friends isn’t just for bereaved parents. We also provide support for bereaved siblings and grandparents.
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