Resources

The Groundswell Project is an Australian not for profit organisation that uses innovative arts and health programs to create social and cultural change about death and dying. Their aim is to promote resilience and wellbeing in response to end of life issues and to encourage people to build their death literacy.

GriefLine (03 9935 7400(Melbourne)/1300 845 745) is an anonymous loss and grief helpline with a range of programs that provide counselling support and education services to individuals, families and the broader community Australia-wide. Services include telephone support, online counselling, face-to-face counselling, education, training, and health support programs. (Find out more…)

What’s Your Grief? is a multi-faceted resource on grief created by two American mental health professionals with the mission to promote grief education, exploration, and expression in both practical and creative ways. What’s Your Grief? encompasses a podcast, a blog, eCourses, and an online photography exhibition called PhotoGrief.

Kids Helpline (1800 55 1800) is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. (Find out more…)

Support After Suicide (03 9421 7640) provides direct support to people bereaved by suicide and provides training and resources to education, health and welfare professionals. Based in Melbourne Victoria, they offer counselling, group support and an online community website. (Find out more…)

The Compassionate Friends Victoria (1800 641 091) is a 24-hour grief support service offering friendship and understanding to families following the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister. (Find out more…)