Grief, Aging and Mental Health Resources

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 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.

A trusted guide to mental, social and emotional health. The site contains over 250 articles, rich media, interactive quizzes and other resources covering 31 topics.

Honoring a Loved One’s Memory

The death of a loved one brings the realization that life will never be the same. For those left behind, this is a time of transition from one stage of life to another, a time of finding renewed meaning and purpose. During this time of transition, rituals can be a powerful source of strength and comfort.

How to Navigate Grief and Loss as a College Student

Grief is a natural part of life, but it can be difficult to navigate. For college students, it can impact performance and motivation while in school. This guide outlines the various stages of grief and provides support and resources for students to navigate academics and social life during these difficult times.

Jewish Care Program

Serves Jewish seniors and Jewish individuals by connecting them with community resources and other opportunities. Two weekly support groups are offered for caregivers and for those who are experiencing grief and loss. Grief is a natural process that can often be eased through sharing with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one. This group is facilitated by Trish Miller. Group meets Fridays, 12 - 1:00 pm at the JCC Conference Room, 5520 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Sponsored by the Jewish Care Program. Please call 348-4451 to register.

Mariposa Pediatric Hospice (UNM)

As you grieve the loss of a child, lean on the Mariposa Program team for emotional support. You can choose to receive: Visits and phone calls from hospice nurses, a social worker, chaplain and/or volunteers; Bereavement counseling; Support for your child’s siblings; Education about the grief process and coping; Information on grief support groups and community resources; Cards on holidays and the child’s birthday

Myths and Truths

Myths are widely held beliefs that have no foundation in fact. However over time, they can become accepted as “truth.” Myths can negatively affect one’s grief journey by providing unrealistic information and expectations.

New Mexico Crisis and Access Line

Provides 24/7/365 access to behavioral health crisis counseling. Call anytime – talk about anything. Free and Confidential.