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A newsletter from Americans for Better Care of the Dying (ABCD). ABCD aims to enhance the experience of the last phase of life for all Americans, advocate for the interests of patients and their families, improve communication between providers and patients, involve society in end-of-life care and demand continuity in services for the seriously ill.
2175 K Street NW, Suite 820
Washington DC 20037-1803
A patient oriented quarterly newsletter of the American Chronic Pain Association. It includes letters, essays, articles, and book reviews written by people with chronic pain or their families. Periodically, healthcare professionals have inclusions.
P.O. Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677
Seasonal newsletter for parents who have lost their only child(ren). Newsletter contains letters, poetry, pictures and tributes. There is no local chapter, but can send for information on the newsletter.
Alive Alone, Inc.
11115 Dull Robinson Road
Van Wert, Ohio 45891
Cancer Care News
Provides information for people with cancer, their families and loved ones.
Cancer Care, Inc. National Office
1180 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(800) 813-HOPE (4673)
Compassion Books offers a free e-newsletter covering educational events happening throughout the world related to loss and grief and death and dying. There are reports and reviews of recently published books and videos. They will also write about new websites related to loss and grief. Additionally, they publish ideas for remembrance rituals and story activities that others have shared.
Read the latest newsletter from GriefNet by clicking on the Current Issue link under the Newsletter category in the left hand blue navigation bar. Included are articles, articles on children's issues, Q & A, book reviews.
ACTS: Care and Caring at the End of Life
Published quarterly by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
c/o Barksdale, Ballard & Comapny
1951 Kidwell Drive, Suite 205
Vienna, VA 22182
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations (NABCO). A leading, nonprofit central information resource on breast cancer and a network of over 375 breast cancer organizations. NABCO provides information to medical professionals and their organizations, patients and their families, and the media.
9 East 37th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Center for Personal Recovery
Offers comprehensive training publications for developing a school and district-wide crisis plan, training teams in crisis management, empowering building-level crisis teams to provide staff development for their colleagues, parents, and students to prevent, intervene, respond to crisis, as well as to support recovery by students and staff from grief and trauma. Renew newsletters on disk for adults or adolescents are easy to read and provide students, parents, and staff with bsic information on issues related to crisis management.
RENEW Center for Personal Recovery
P.O. Box 125
Berea, KY 40403
Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved
The National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved is a source of education, resources and support to dioceses, parishes and care provides in their ministry to the bereaved. Resources include a quarterly newsletter, an annual conference, brochures and other support materials. For more information, contact:
28700 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44092
New York State Cancer and AIDS Pain Initiative (NYSCAPI). Part of NYSCAPI's goal is to educate health care professionals, patients, and families affected by cancer and AIDS about the management of pain; to develop research that permits better management of pain; and to monitor legislation that might influence clinical management of pain.
1180 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
An interesting and easily accessible source of recent articles on end-of-life issues. Published by the Project on Death in America (PDIA). Also offers proceedings from the 1st national conference on death and dying in prisons and jails: caring for prisoners, families, and caregivers.
Open Society Institute, PDIA
400 W. 59th Street, New York, NY 10019
The Thanatology Newsletter invites hospice personnel, clergy, and individuals working within the funeral industry to share their programs, ideas for improving services to the dying and/or bereft, wish lists, observations and research findings, gripes and complaints or any other issues needing to be openly discussed. All readers are encouraged to submit reviews of current death related books, critiques of death related books, critiques of death related articles, description of methods used in teaching death education, or descriptions of programs in death education and/or death related counseling. Manuscripts are also accepted for publication. David K. Meagher, Ed.D., is the Editor. Subscription cost is $20.00.
The Thanatology Newsletter
Dept. of Health & Nutrition Sciences
Brooklyn, New York 11210-2889