Substance-Related Loss


Regional & 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.

Moms Tell
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.