Grief Support Group Directory

This directory lists a variety of grief support groups in Massachusetts. It includes groups exclusively for people bereaved by a death from substance use, which are indicated by a purple heart icon. Most of the groups are facilitated by peer helpers (bereaved people who help others).

Due to COVID-19 most groups are currently not holding a physical meeting. Please Search below for groups offering virtual meetings.

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Hope Lives Here – Addiction / Suicide Loss Support

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People who have lost a loved one to suicide or addiction have a special kind of grief. There is the fear of judgement that accompanies that loss, due to a lack of societal understanding. It makes the burden of loving and losing an addict absolute agony.

We want those of you who are suffering to know that we understand your plight, we’ve been in your shoes, and we know how much you have already suffered. Join us for a night of understanding. We’d love to learn more about the amazing person that was stolen from you, and we’d like to help you start putting the pieces of your heart back together.

  • Grief After Suicide
Is the group dedicated solely to grief support after a substance-use death?


Meeting Date / Time

6:30pm the 2nd Tuesday of the month

1085 Main Street
Holden, Massachusetts 01520
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Patty Inwood

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Kathy Sloan

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Hope Lives Here

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