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Bereaved Parents of the USA
Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) is a national non-profit self-help group that offers support, understanding, compassion and hope especially to the newly bereaved be they bereaved parents grandparents or siblings struggling to rebuild their lives after the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings. BP/USA is open to all parents, grandparents and siblings regardless of the age or the circumstances of the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings.

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Alive Alone, Inc.
Alive Alone is an organization for the education and charitable purposes to benefit bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased, by providing a self-help network and publications to promote communication and healing, to assist in resolving their grief, and a means to reinvest their lives for a positive future. For more information you may email us at alivalon@bright.net

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The Compassionate Friends
"The Compassionate Friends is about transforming the pain of grief into the elixir of hope. It takes people out of the isolation society imposes on the bereaved and lets them express their grief naturally. With the shedding of tears, healing comes. And the newly bereaved get to see people who have survived and are learning to live and love again."

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Cry For Me No More, Inc.
Cry For Me…No More (CFMNM) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2014 to help families deal with loss after the death of a child. Our founders are certified grief recovery specialists who take a unique approach to healing, recognizing that men and women tend to grief differently and therefore need different approaches and tools to deal with loss. We believe that everyone deserves to opportunity to find happiness after loss.

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Heartlight Studios with Mitch Carmody

Since losing his son to cancer in 1987, Mitch Carmody has dedicated his life to serving the bereaved in any way he can and is his passion. He has conducted both national and regional workshops for The Compassionate Friends, Bereaved Parents of the USA, hospital staff, hospice/health care providers, social workers, clergy, colleges, schools and communities across the country for over 15 years.

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Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers compassionate care to all those grieving the death of a loved one serving in our Armed Forces. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones.

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Fly Hope Dream
The highlight of our program is a flight in a stunning 1942 Stearman, a primary trainer in WWII. Breaking free from the “surly bonds of earth” in the open cockpit of a vintage biplane is a visceral experience like no other. Passengers leave their cares behind and get the opportunity to see the world from a whole new perspective.

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Grief Diaries
When an individual suffers a profound loss, many fear saying or doing the wrong thing, leading them to avoid the bereaved altogether. Grief Diaries 101: How to Help the Bereaved, is a collaborative webinar series devoted to helping people understand the emotional dynamics faced by the bereaved, and teach tools to better handle those situations, helping to pave the way for a smoother transition for everyone. Taught by skilled professionals from around the nation, six different 90-minute webinars will present topics relevant to different losses.

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Concerns of Police Survivors
Each year, between 140 and 160 officers are killed in the line of duty and their families and co-workers are left to cope with the tragic loss. C.O.P.S. provides resources to help them rebuild their shattered lives. There is no membership fee to join C.O.P.S., for the price paid is already too high.C.O.P.S. was organized in 1984 with 110 individual members. Today C.O.P.S. membership is over 30,000 families. Members include spouses, children, parents, siblings, significant others, and affected co-workers of officers killed in the line of duty according to Federal government criteria. C.O.P.S. is governed by a National Board of law enforcement survivors. All programs and services are administered by the National Office in Camdenton, Missouri. C.O.P.S. has over 50 Chapters nationwide that work with survivors at the grass-roots level.

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