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Sesame Workshop’s “When Families Grieve” Preview (6m 48s)
In this prime-time special, Sesame Workshop presents personal stories about coping with the death of a parent. Katie Couric joins Elmo and his furry friends to model communication between adults and children. They’ll also offer thoughtful suggestions and strategies that help the whole family.
View the complete presentation on the PBS web site.
National Support Groups
These national organizations can help you locate people or resources in or near your home.
National Alliance of Grieving Children555 Forest Ave. Portland, ME 01401-1504
The Dougy CenterP.O. Box 86852 Portland, OR 97286 Phone: (503) 775-5683 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Association of Dealt Education and Counseling – ADEC638 Prospect Ave. Hardford, CT 06105-4250 Phone: (860) 586-7503
The CandlelightersChildhood Cancer Foundation 7910 Woodmont Avenue Suite 460
-For parents of children with cancer
Children’s Hospital International901 North Washington Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Hotline: 1-800-2-4-CHILD
The Compassionate Friends
-For parent whose children have died.P.O. Box 1347 Oak Brook, IL 60521
The Institute for Life-Threatening Illness and Loss630 West 168t Street New York, NY 10032
Mother Against Drunk Driving (MADD)5330 Primrose Suite 146 Fair Oaks, CA 95628
National AIDS information Clearing House
Has a toll-free AIDS hotline:
Call for basic information materials.
National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved7835 Harvard Avenue Cleveland, OH 44105
National Sudden Infant Death Foundation310 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60604
Conducts research, offers preventive assistance, and aids the bereaved.
Parents of Murdered Children1739 Bella Vista Cincinnati, OH 45237
Pediatric AID Foundation2407 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 613 Santa Monica, CA 90403