The resources provided on this page are intended to acts a a source for steps towards beginning to recover from a severe and traumatic event; what an individual specifically needs to heal, recover, and grow will very depending on various factors, and is something to be taken into account.
It is also critical that one take time to rest (and if necessary, make time to), in order to be in a better position to help, care for, and put themself in a calmer state of mind, and therefor be able to be healthy and available to help others. Material to help with this can be found on the Relaxation page.
The Compassionate Friends - for support after the loss of a child
Coping with the death of your pet (The Humane Society of the United States) - for some, losing a pet can be the same as losing a human family member
Gryphon Place Crisis Helpine - available 24/7 at (269)-381-HELP (4357