REGIONAL AND NATIONAL LINKS
Broken No More
Online forums, articles, and resources for those grieving substance abuse deaths. They also work to change the stigma around addiction.
GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing)
An organization designed to support those who are grieving an overdose death. GRASP has groups that meet all across the country.
Founded by a group of moms who lost children to an overdose, this site gives information about substance abuse treatment, recovery, education, and prevention.
Al-Anon and Nar-Anon
Peer support groups for family members of those suffering from alcoholism or addiction. They are not grief groups. However, many people find support in these groups while a family member is struggling with addiction or following drug and alcohol/ addiction deaths.
The Compassionate Friends
NOTE: The Compassionate Friends is primarily a bereaved parent organization (for parents grieving the death of a child) but they also have resources for grandparents and siblings, including a Facebook group for those grieving the death of a sibling to substance abuse. You must have a Facebook account to join.