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Veteran Survivors

Survivor Greif Resources

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Survivor Grief Resources

AirCraft Casualty Emotional Support Services (ACCESS)

  • Air disaster bereavement support network dedicated to connecting those who have survived or lost loved ones in private, military and commercial airplane crashes, as well as other aviation tragedies with individuals who have lived through similar losses.

Center for Loss & Life Transition

  • Dedicated to helping people who are grieving and those who care for them by offering resources and understand.

Department of Veterans Affairs Bereavement Counseling

  • Bereavement support for parents, spouses, and children of active duty, National Guard, or reserve members who die while on military duty.

Domani for Grief 

  • Grief support, honest conversation and a heartfelt community through resources and information available to begin the healing process.

  • Provides guidance about expressing condolences, grief and coping, and bereavement, as well as tools and resources to plan and coordinate following the loss of a loved one.

Give An Hour

  • National network of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within our society by harnessing the skill and expertise of volunteer professionals to increase the likelihood that those in need receive the support and care they deserve.

Hospice Foundation of America

  • Education for the public and health care professionals about death, dying and grief by bringing together the nation’s leading experts to contribute to books, web-based tutorials and programs, and videos.

Open to Hope

  • Helps survivors find hope after loss though articles, books, television and podcast broadcastings, as well as allow you to share your stories of hope and compassion.

The Compassionate Friends

  • Provides personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.


  • 24/7 peer support network committed to ensuring that all veterans, servicemembers, their families, and caregivers always have direct and immediate access to a peer who understands their life experiences and the challenges they face, and can provide support whenever they confront an issue, wherever they are in the world.

Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC)

  • International, professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence and recognizing diversity in death education, care of the dying, grief counseling and research in thanatology.

Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists

  • Membership organization of individuals engaged in and committed to excellence in trauma services, response, and treatment.

National Alliance for Grieving Children

  • Member organization that raises awareness about the needs of children and teens who are grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who supports them.

National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Advance the clinical care and social welfare of America’s veterans and others who have experienced trauma, or who suffer from PTSD, through research, education, and training in the science, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD and stress related disorders.  

Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

  • International interdisciplinary professional organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress.

What's Your Grief 

  • Grief education, exploration and expression in both practical and creative ways by providing resources related to understanding and coping with grief and loss, guidance on how to help a grieving friend or family member, online courses about grief and supporting someone who's grieving, resources, education and training for grief counselors, volunteers and other professions in related fields, a podcast about grief, and a support community

National Veterans Foundation

  • The NVF has opened a toll-free helpline (1-888-777-4443) for Troops, Veterans and their families. All calls are answered live by trained veterans, who listen, provide crisis intervention services, emotional support and information, or immediate referrals to local providers who can help.

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