Grief & Bereavement Resources

When you or a loved one experiences a traumatic situation or the loss of a friend or family member, turn to Essentia Health for resources to help you cope.

Grief Support Resource Center (Library)

If you live in or near Duluth, Minnesota, you can visit our Grief Support Resource Center.

Hours: Wednesdays & Fridays 1-3 pm or by appointment

Phone: 218-786-4402

Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center
Room 2216

Understanding & Coping With Loss

Gain comfort and guidance from educational materials related to your situation.

Losing a Child or Pregnancy

After a Suicide

Resources for Children & Teens

Find grief support resources that speak directly to children and teenagers.

Emotional Healing After Trauma

Learn about what you or a loved one may experience following a traumatic event. Gain insight into common emotional and physical reactions and discover ways to help yourself or a loved one handle stress reactions caused by trauma. Read our Traumatic Events Information Sheet [PDF].

Taking Care of Yourself While Grieving

Everyone grieves differently. Take as much time as you need, and seek and accept support from a trusted friend, family member, or mental health professional when you need it.

How to Support Grieving Kids, Friends, & Family

Get advice on ways to help a child, friend, or family member in their time of need.

Remembering a Loved One

Honor a friend or family member during holidays, birthdays, and other anniversaries with these suggestions for ways to remember and celebrate a loved one who died [PDF].

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

24/7 Crisis Line

For help or information, call our health crisis line at 888-826-0099.
If you or a loved one is in immediate danger, call 911.