Grief Support

Grief Support

The following are some tools available to assist you in your healing journey. Contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.

365 Days of Healing

With our daily emails of comfort and hope, you will feel supported knowing we’re here to walk with you through your journey of grief.

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Just One of Many

Here’s one example of our 365 Days of Healing emails, designed to offer advice, tell stories, and otherwise help you heal.

Grief Support E-mail



Grief & Healing Websites



GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences.

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Web Healing

Web Healing offers grief discussion boards where you can talk with others who are grieving or browse recommended books on grief.

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The Compassionate Friends

Whether your family has had a child die (at any age, from any cause), or you are helping those who have gone through this life-altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the grieving process as a parent.

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With AARP you’ll find articles, discussions, and helpful information on dealing with end-of-life care, the challenges faced by caregivers, and how to deal with grief after a loss.

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Children & Grief

When a loved one dies, it can be difficult to know how to help kids cope with the loss, particularly as you work through your own grief. By being open and honest, encouraging communication, and sharing your own feelings, you and your children can cope with painful times and begin your healing journey together.

The following links provide more detailed information on topics related to helping children and teens cope with loss.

When Families Grieve™

This guide was created by Sesame Workshop, the educational organization behind Sesame Street. It explores children's understanding of death and offers information about communicating, ideas for coping together, and ways to move forward with your children after a loss.

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Helpful Children's Books

This list from Allina Health recommends children’s books that deal with death and grief. There are suggestions for children of all ages, from preschool to age 12. They also have books for different types of losses, such as the loss of a parent, sibling, grandparent, friend, or pet. With these books, you can start a meaningful conversation with your child and help them understand their feelings

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More Advice

Here you'll find a Huffington Post article by Judith Acosta containing advice and guidance from her book Verbal First Aid, which counsels parents on ways to help kids heal from fear and pain in a variety of situations, including the death of a loved one. If you find the advice in the article helpful, you may want to read her book for even more insight.

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Local Grief Groups


CaringEdge Hospice Care

CaringEdge Hospice is pleased to be able to offer this 6-week community bereavement support group.

If interested in attending their grief support group, please call their bereavement coordinator, Kristen Gibson. Call (888) 223-4287.

GrievingU - Learning to Grieve Together. Just like life, death is a social event, it's much bigger than the loss of a loved one. How each person grieves is different. We wholeheartedly believe no one should grieve alone.

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Local Compassionate Friends Contacts are

Kim Kraft, Trinity Hospital (701) 857-5233
JoAnne Rademacher, (701) 468-5643
Renee Grinolds , (701) 629-0414

They also have a newsletter that is mailed monthly. For more information click here.

Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery is a camp for children ages 6-14 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Campers enjoy many activities supervised by experienced professionals and Hospice staff. Equally important, they will be able to express and understand their own feelings so they can proceed through the grieving process while under the guidance of professionals. For more information, or for future dates of the camp, please call Trinity Hospice at 857-5083 or toll-free at 1-800-862-0005.

Individual Grief Counseling

Trinity Hospice provides individual grief counseling by appointment only. Grief materials are also available to the community. Please call Trinity Hospice at 857-5083 or toll-free at 1-800-862-0005. The office is located in the Trinity Town & Country building located at 831 South Broadway in Minot.

Beginning Experience

Beginning Experience is a Christian support group for those suffering the loss of a partner through death, divorce, or separation in a marriage or long term relationship. For more information please call: (701) 391-5411 or click here.

Community Professionals

The Minot area has several psychologists and psychiatrists who are available by appointment.

Thompson-Larson Funeral Home
Phone: (701) 852-3446
21 3rd Ave. Southwest, Minot, ND 58701


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