Grief, Aging and Mental Health Resources

Compassionate Friends – Greater Albuquerque Chapter

The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.

Compassionate Touch Network

Promotes mental health literacy and well-being for all ages utilizing education and the arts. The primary focus is the public health challenge of mental illness, suicide and stigma. CTN has three programs: "Breaking the Silence / New Mexico," "Inside Out Arts," and "Minds Interrupted: Stories of Lives Affected by Mental Illness."

Coping Through the Holidays

When you’ve lost a loved one, the holiday season can be an especially painful time. The emptiness left after losing someone you care about can be felt most poignantly during this time of celebration and family closeness.

Dealing with Death in the Workplace

If you are employed with a company long enough, there is a high probability that you will experience the death of a co-worker or the death of a co-worker’s family member. There is often uncertainty about what to do during these times and how to assist in the grief process.

Death as a Part of Life

Death…is the end of the life cycle. It’s natural; it’s inevitable. Every cell that makes up the human body eventually ages, wears out and dies. Death is part of life; it’s part of life’s complexity and wonderment.

Family Caregiver Guide Online

Provides listings for a variety of aging-related services in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces.

Financial guide for widows: building credit

Losing a spouse is one of the most traumatic experiences one can endure. If you are a widow, the emotional toll can be compounded by financial challenges.

Grief Digest

Grief Digest has many articles, essays and poetry written by professionals and nonprofessionals dealing with grief.

Grief Watch

Gief Watch is a publisher and manufacturer of bereavement books and materials used by families and professionals around the country.

Grief.Com-Because Love Never Dies

A directory of free grief support groups nationwide.