First and foremost, if you are having thoughts of self-harm or suicide, stop what you are doing and dial or text "988". This is the United States suicide hotline. These are trained and caring folks prepared to help talk you through any life altering situation you find yourself in. Your life is worth living no matter the deep dark rut you find yourself in. Please seek help!
Below are resources my husband and I have compiled that helped us deal with our grief/dark side of mental health.
(Multiple resources from this list were supplied and thoroughly researched by Nebraska native non-profit Our Little Angels)
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group
Life After SIDS Support
I Am A Mother To An Angel
Rainbows After A Storm - Ttc, Pregnancy And Babies After Loss
Stillborn But Still Born (Stillbirth Loss Support) by IAAMTAA
MOTHERS GRIEVING THE LOSS OF A CHILD -GLOBAL ( Child Loss Survivors )
Stillbirth and Infant Loss Support Group
Hannah Auer Arts
Remembering Anastasia & all the Angel Babies
(Link to reading list supplied and thoroughly researched by Nebraska native non-profit Our Little Angels.)
Memory Of You: A Guided Baby Memorial Journal - link to blog post with all the purchasing options and authors story!
Alexis Renee Reading List Options for her book Unbearable Loss and Redemption.:
Amazon eBook: https://a.co/d/07CnYQd
Barnes and Noble Ebook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unbearable-loss-and-redemption-alexis-renee/1143131401?ean=2940185654583
You can also find her website on Alexisrenee.press
Online Therapy Resources
(Transparent journey's through child loss grief.)
@itsnoahsmommy- Noah's mom, Kate. Noah passed away at 7 months old unexpectedly in his sleep.
@clairejjs- Stone's mom, Claire. He passed away at 3.5 months old from accidental asphyxiation.
@grievingthemoon- Luna's mom, Maci. Baby Luna passed away at 8 months old from childhood cancer.
@904gucci- Atlas' mom, Ansely. Atlas passed away of SIDS at 7 months old.
Military Mental Health Resources
Military OneSource: a confidential, virtual or over the phone counseling and therapy provided for DoD members and their family.
https://www.militaryonesource.mil Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC): provides face to face counseling to military members and their families for a limited number of sessions Minot
MFLC For Children: 7014257905
For Adults: 7015004826
(local) Minot AFB mental health clinic: 701-723-5527
(local) Minot AFB Flight Medicine (For rated aircrew members at minot AFB) (701) 723-5491
-Local hospital ER
-suicide hotline (call or text): 988
-veteran crisis hotline: call 988, then press 1 ( or text 838255)
Lost a loved one to Mesothelioma?
Here is a very detailed grief guide specifically made for you created by the Mesothelioma Center.
Follow this link: Mesothelioma Grief Guide
Here are some of the things they cover:
• Experiencing Grief
• Supporting Others Who Are Grieving
• Grief Support Resources
• Mental Health and Support Groups
• Free 24-hour, 1-on-1 Support