Welcome to the Online Bibliography for What to do When the Police Leave: A Guide to the First Days of
Traumatic Loss, a feature unique in publishing.
This is where you will find:
|All the books listed in the printed edition of What to do
When the Police Leave complete with the annotations|
|You will be able to order these books directly through the secure servers of Amazon.com by
clicking on the covers|
|You will find additional resources and books listed which have come to our attention
since the latest printing|
|You will be able to suggest titles that
have been directly helpful to you that deserve to be listed here|
As the Online Bibliography grows with input from you and others, the additional
resources will be included in future printings of the text. New resources listed
here are highlighted in blue.
|Books that we have found helpful|
|Magazines focusing on the needs of the bereaved|
|Brochures from recognized organizations|
Located on a separate page. Click Here.
Magazines may be ordered by contacting the publisher at the address given.
5125 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
A beautiful magazine filled with authoritative articles on grief and inspirational
messages of hope. Also a full line of books and support materials on grief, loss,
and bereavement including those by Sue Holtkamp, Ph.D., and Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
MADD National Office
511 E. John Carpenter Fwy. Ste. 700
Irving, TX 75062
A magazine full of insight and inspiration, not only for victims
and survivors of drunk driving crashes, but also anyone mourning a traumatic loss.
Complimentary copies are sent to advocates and victims of all crimes upon request.
The following is a list of brochures available through
Mothers Against Drunk Driving which can be helpful to those suffering other types of
traumatic loss as well. Contact the national office or your local chapter for ordering
information. Your victim assistance office may also have these in stock.
Also note that the complete text of any MADD brochure may also be read
online at their website, http://www.madd.org/victims/pamphlets.shtml.
Victim Information Pamphlet (Explains the criminal justice
Financial Recovery After a Drunk Driving Crash
Your Grief: Youre Not Going Crazy
Will it Always Feel This Way? (For parents of a child who has been killed)
Helping Children Cope With Death
Straight Talk About Death For Teenagers
We Hurt Too: A Guide for Adult Siblings
Men and Mourning (A fathers journey through grief)
Parents of Murdered Children (POMC)
Brochures available from POMC are being used by victim assistance programs everywhere
to help people deal with the loss of a loved one. These brochures may be available
from your local victim assistance office, or they may be ordered from POMC. The
contact information for POMC is given in the Organizations and Resources section of the
Sorrow of Siblings
Inner Grief of Men
Path Through the Criminal Justice System (Spanish and English versions available)
Thanks for Asking (A book of poetry and essays by survivors)
enormous healing power in music. Whether you just need a song or two to get the
tears flowing, or you need to hear the comfort in the lyrics of master songwriter, music
has the capacity to reach beyond our rational minds and speak directly to our hearts.
We are beginning to collect music resources
which grieving hearts find comforting. Please contribute
to this list to assist us in this long-neglected medium. Clicking on the name of
the album will take you to Amazon.com for more information or ordering.
Susan Greenbaum -
Susan Greenbaum writes and sings intelligent and powerful songs full of grace, beauty, and
texture. Several of her songs are based on personal losses and are profoundly
touching to those of us who grieve.
Recommended Songs: These songs
will have special meaning to those who mourn the loss of a loved one.
Actual Size -
CD - Private Label. Order and listen to songs on Susan's website.
One More Angel - This song will speak
profoundly to the heart of one who has lost a loved one to homicide. A touching and
Up! - CD - Planetary Records
To Be With You
Bereavement Publications has CD's by Paul
Alexander available exclusively through their online catalog. http://www.bereavementmag.com
Distributors of Books
and Materials for the bereaved
There are a
number of specialty distributors with catalogs of books and materials for the bereaved and
their caregivers. Those below have print and online catalogs. While some
distributors offer books readily available through other sources, some have materials
available exclusively from that company. For this reason, it is recommended
that you look at the resources available through each website.
1015 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80209
|A superb online and print catalog dealing with many
psychological topics. Materials related to Hospice Care, Domestic Violence, and
various other issues are available.
P.O. Bo 42467
Oklahoma City, OK 73123
|Distributors of books and materials especially useful to clergy
and funeral homes. Many fine resources for bereaved families and those dealing
with many of the difficult issues of life. Primarily books by Doug Manning,
experienced counselor and author who pioneered some of the areas of support now widespread
in our society today.
477 Hannah Branch Road
Burnsville, NC 28714
|Their mission statement says it all: "Over 400 of
the best resources available help children and adults through serious
illness, death, loss, grief and bereavement. Reviewed and selected by seasoned
5125 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
|Carries a full line of quality books, videos,
and tapes by a wide variety of well-respected
and authorities in the field of grief and
bereavement. Their website is a full-featured
and valuable resource.
|Grief Recovery Online
|No print catalog, but their website is quite extraordinary and
has one of the most comprehensive listings of books and materials
for the bereaved. This link will take you directly to books and resources. Be
sure to check out the homepage at http://www.groww.org
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