Updated: 03.2019

This page has grief support resources. Many of these are located in Virginia area since I live in Richmond. Locations in green.

Grief Books

Grief Support, National

Grief Support, Virginia Area

Grief Support Groups for Loss from SUD Richmond, VA

SUD=Substance Use Disorder.

VCAM Grief & Loss Support Group for families who have experienced fatal overdose or drug-related death in the family (drop in)- Richmond VA 
When: 6-7:30pm, 1st and 3rd Monday of the month
Where: VCAM, 2301 N. Parham Rd, Suite 4 (second floor) Richmond, VA 23229

Grief and loss support group for anyone who’s lost someone to Substance Use Disorder-(drop in) – Richmond VA
When: Weekly on Tuesdays from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Where: 3rd Floor Conference Rm, McShin Foundation, 2300 Dumbarton Road, Richmond VA. 23228
Where: Tracy Grow at (804) 229-5024 or

Suicide Loss Guides Regarding Youth/Children –National

Great podcast on grief posts about grief

  1. Forgiving myself
  2. 7 things we need our ‘ungrieving’ friends to know
  3. How grief matures
  4. Grief: 5 things that helped me turn a corner
  5. 5 things to help you find hope after tragedy
  6. From where do I draw my strength?
  7. The Final 48 Hours
  8. 9 Things I no longer tolerate since my son’s suicide
  9. Please do not avoid the subject of my son who died
  10. Why do I post about grief? My alter ego and I have a battle
  11. I refuse to bury my son’s memory

Gina Hollenweger, part of this tribe, sent me this video to use here.

Grieving After an Overdose Death: The First Days

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