Other Resources

Below are other resources that can support your family beyond Grief’s Journey’s grief support programs.

Hotlines

If you or someone you know is in crisis now, seek help immediately. Dial 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis hotline for suicide prevention
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
1-888-628-9454

Boystown Hotline
Crisis, resource, & referral number for kids & parents
1-800-448-3000

Nebraska Family Helpline
Hotline for Nebraska families to connect with needed services or emergency support
1-888-866-8660

Grief Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Offering support for survivors of suicide and building awareness for suicide prevention and mental illness
nebraska@afsp.org

Centering Corporation
Books and additional resources for all grief-related topics
402-553-1200

HEALing Embrace
Provides financial assistance and emotional support for families following a pregnancy or infant loss
402-819-4002

National Alliance for Grieving Children
Provides education and resources for supporting grieving youth, including a map for locating grief support programs across the country

Sesame Street – When Families Grieve
Tips, videos, and activities for adults to use with grieving children

What’s Your Grief
Blog & online community for grief education and resources

Illness/Injury Resources

ALS Association of the Midlands
Provides education, resources, and services for patients and family members
402-991-8788

ALS in the Heartland
Provides education, resources, and services for patients and family members
402-592-2374

Alzheimer’s Association
Provides education, resources, and services for patients and family members
402-502-4301

American Cancer Society
Provides education, resources, and services for patients and family members
402-393-5800

American Lung Association
Offers support, education, and resources for people with lung disease and family members, including a lung cancer support group
402-502-4950

Angels Among Us
Provides financial assistance to families of children with cancer
402-934-0999

Memories for Kids
Creates memories for children who have a parent with stage IV cancer
402-889-5797

Someone I Love is Sick
Information for talking with a young child, ages 2-6, about cancer

Developmental/Behavioral Resources

Behaven Kids
Offers behavioral health services to help children build positive behaviors
402-926-4373

Down Syndrome Alliance
Supports families touched by Down syndrome
402-991-1800

Munroe-Meyer Institute
Provides services and support for people with genetic disorders and developmental disabilities
402-559-6418