Resources for Bereaved Adults


Information for adults on grief, bereavement and how to cope:

You will find similar information on HEAR Bulletin which can be easily printed and is available HERE


Useful Leaflets



Good Reads

  • Angel Catcher for Adults. A grieving journal. By Kathy Eldon & Amy Eldon Turteltaub
  • Overcoming Grief. A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques. By Sue Morris.
  • The Courage to Grieve by Judy Tatelbaum
  • The Worst Loss. How families heal from the death of a child. By Anne McCracken & Mary Semal
  • Echoes of Suicide. By Siobhan Foster-Ryan
  • The Empty Bed. Bereavement and the loss of love. By Susan Wallbank
  • Angel Catcher for Kids. By Amy Eldon
  • Beyond the Rough Rock. Supporting a child who has been bereaved through suicide. Winston’s Wish.
  • When Something Terrible Happens. Children can learn to cope with grief. By Marge Heegaard.
  • When Someone very Special Dies. Children can learn to Cope with Grief. By Marge Heegaard.


  • HSE recommended books on grief and grieving Click here
  • HSE recommended books for bereaved parents Click here
  • HSE recommended books for bereaved partners & spouses Click here
  • AnamCara’s recommended books for bereaved parents & families Click here
  • Adults explaining death to children Click here






  • HSE Bereavement & Grief Click here
  • Citizen’s Information Board. Information for those affected by bereavement. Click here
  • Irish Hospice Foundation Reading & Resources for the Public Click here
  • Irish Hospice Foundation Resources for Professionals working in Bereavement & Loss Click here
  • AIIHPC Bereavement Click here 
  • AIIHPC Children’s Hub Bereavement Click here
  • Cruse Bereavement UK Click here
  • Dying Matters Click here
  • Irish Childhood Bereavement Network Click here
  • Bereavement Network Northern Ireland Click here
  • Center for Complicated Grief Click here
  • Sesame Street Grief Toolkit for Children Click here
  • Dougy Center. National Center for grieving children & their families. Click here
  • Irish Hospice Foundation Where to go for help Click here