Grief and Bereavement Resources

By: Renown Wellness Team

December 02, 2021

Woman being comforted

Feelings of grief can take on many forms and can occur in reaction to many situations, including the death of a loved one or a medical diagnosis for yourself or someone close to you. It is important to remember that this reaction is entirely natural, and many people who experience grief find outside help to be a valuable part of the healing process.

Below is a list of both local and national grief and bereavement resources for all ages and specificities. If you or someone you know is experiencing grief, the trained professionals below are here to help.

Solace Tree

Support groups for children and teens (ages 3 to 18), young adults and their family members.
For more information visits solacetree.org/grief-programs or call 775-324-7723

Healing Minds

Counseling services for those coping with the loss of a loved one or major life change.
For more information visit healingminds.com/grief-counseling-reno-nv or call 775-448-9760

Circle of Life Hospice

Support groups open to the community held the first and third Tuesday of every month.
Fore more information visits colhospice.com/bereavement-page or call 775-827-2298

Summit View Hospice

Grief and bereavement support open to the community-groups, memorials and by mail.
For more information visit summitviewhospice.com or call 775-636-9598

The Compassionate Friends

Monthly support group on the second Monday of each month for families after a child dies.
Fore more information visit facebook.com/TheCompassionateFriendsofReno, compassionatefriends.org or call 775-882-1766

Healing for Survivors of Suicide

Links and resources for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.
For more information visit survivingsuicide.com

GriefShare

Grief recovery support groups meeting weekly both in-person and online with options in Reno/Sparks, Carson City and rural cities.
For more information visitgriefshare.org/countries/us/states/nv

National Alliance for Grieving Children

Resources for parents and caregivers to help children navigate the challenges of bereavement and grow into healthy adults.
For more information visit childrengrieve.org/resources

Mourning Hope Grief Center

Grief support groups, counseling, resources and COVID-19 support for children, adults and families before and after a death loss.
For more information visit mourninghope.org

Crisis Support Services of Nevada

24/7, free, confidential and caring support to people in crisis across Nevada and the U.S.
For more information visit cssnv.org, call 775-784-8090 or text CARE to 839863

National Alliance on Mental Illness-Warmline

A stigma-free, non-crisis phone service you can call or text that is staffed by trained peers in recovery.
For more information visit namiwesternnevada.org/online-resources or call 775-241-4212

Vitas Healthcare

Grief and bereavement resources and support groups both virtual and phone-in.
For more information visit vitas.com/family-and-caregiver-support or call 866-489-0583

St. Mary’s - Hospice

We Promise Resources on grief for all groups including children to adults, trauma, caregivers and more.
For more information visit hospicewepromise.com/topics/grief or call 775-525-6700

Mountain View Mortuary

Grief support and tools available to assist you in your healing journey including “365 Days of Healing” email list for daily support and comfort.
For more information visit mountainviewmortuary.net/resources/grief-support or call 775-788-2199

Sesame Street – Helping Kids Grieve

Discover games, videos and more on topics important to you and your child.
For more information visit sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/grie

Trauma Intervention Program-Northern NV

A national non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to ensuring those emotionally traumatized receive assistance.
For more information visit tipnnv.org/about-tip/resources

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Organization

A non-profit organization dedicated to the support of families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death.
For more information visit pilsos.org

Caring Info

A program of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization providing free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life.
For more information visit nhpco.org/patients-and-caregivers/

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