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Bereavement and Counselling Sites

When grief becomes a concern, or someone is having difficulty with grief, we recommend that you seek advice from a health professional such as your General Practitioner (GP).

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Support for bereaved and grieving Australians. It is an independent, not-for-profit organisation available 9am to 5pm AEDT, from Monday to Friday. www.grief.org.au
GriefLink Information for people who are dealing with the grief caused by the death of someone close to them, and for those who are supporting them. www.grieflink.org.au
My Grief Assist Source of a broad range of helpful information on loss and grief. Coping with grief can be a daunting, difficult time in anyone's life. www.mygriefassist.com.au
CareSearch Palliative care evidence and tools for health professionals and information about death and dying for the whole community. www.caresearch.com.au
The Compassionate Friends SA A world-wide organisation offering friendship and understanding to families following the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister. www.compassionatefriendssa.org.au
Women's and Children's Hospital Grief support following the death of a child. www.wch.sa.gov.au/patients-visitors/children/support-for-parents-carers/grief-support

National Sites

National resources to access for information, support, essential services, and research updates for palliative care and end-of-life patients, their families and friends.

Palliative Care Australia National peak body for palliative care aiming to improve access to, and promote the need for, palliative care. Provides information on services and support targeted to consumers, carers and health practitioners. www.palliativecare.org.au
Centre for Palliative Care Centre to increase the quality of palliative care being provided to the community through research and education. www.centreforpallcare.org
Australian Government - Department of Health and Aged Care Federal government website including information on The National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 – Supporting Australians to Live Well at the End of Life. www.health.gov.au/health-topics
Cancer Council Australia Comprehensive site with information on individual cancers, prevention and treatment, targeted to patients and families, as well as health practitioners. www.cancer.org.au
Heart Foundation Trusted peak body working to improve heart disease prevention, detection and support for all Australians. heartfoundation.org.au
MND Australia Provides resources, information and service linkage for people living with motor neurone disease, their carers and family, as well as the health professionals and service providers who support them. www.mndaustralia.org.au
Dementia Australia Support for those living with dementia www.dementia.org.au

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