Men’s Grief

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Online Resources
Site of Tom Golden, LCSW, author, teacher, counselor speaker
On all grief, but especially men’s grief. He’s written at least two books on men’s grief.

Men’s Grief article by Mark Mercer
Mark Mercer was a hospice bereavement director and counselor for 18 years. He conducts grief workshops, is a lecturer, and is the author of “A Hospice Counselor Answers the 75 Most Common Grief Questions.”

Alan Wolfeft on “Helping a Man Who is Grieving”
Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D. is a the director of the Center for Loss & Life Transition.

“Loss, Grief and Manliness: What Every Man Should Know About Losing a Loved One” by Brian Burnham. Masters of Education in Counseling.

Losing a Father, Neil Chethik
Author, Journalist, Speaker, “Expert on Men,” including Father Loss

National Widowers’ Organization
An organization of and for men who have lost a spouse or life partner.
From their site:  “The National Widowers’ Organization educates the public about the special needs of men who have lost their spouse or life partner. We do this by promoting the development of support groups for men to manage their grief and adjust to a new life and by advocating for research into men’s unique needs to deal with grief and spousal loss.

Single Fathers Due to Cancer
From their website: “Our long-term goal is to develop and disseminate a standardized approach to help single fathers whose wives died from cancer.”
Informative site with blogs and videos of/from single fathers whose spouses died from cancer, along with information about children’s grief.

Helping Men Heal
HMH is an organization dedicated to helping men from all backgrounds & beliefs heal from trauma & loss. HMH helps men through evidence-based facilities and service models.