Alive Grief Support

  • September Events – Hiking, Drumming, Creative Arts!

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    September Events – Hiking, Drumming, Creative Arts!

    Read on for September fun and events for all ages!

  • Community Memorial Video

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    Community Memorial Video

    Each year we host our annual Memorial Butterfly Release to honor and remember loved ones. This year, we offered a safe alternative to our traditional release giving the community the opportunity to participate at home.

  • August Calendar

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    August Calendar

    August is full of virtual and in-person events. Join us for workshops, creative expression, and more!

  • Top 10 Creative Self-Care Ideas

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    Top 10 Creative Self-Care Ideas

    Our grief counselors put together a list of their personal top 10 self-care ideas to help you maintain and improve your mental health during quarantine.

  • Alive Grief Camp Has Gone Virtual!

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    Alive Grief Camp Has Gone Virtual!

    Help us to spread the word about our Virtual Grief Camp for Kids.

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Guillermo, Benito, and Alondra

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    Volunteer Spotlight: Guillermo, Benito, and Alondra

    Our volunteer Guillermo invited his father and friend to participate in creating butterfly houses, and their combined skills were a perfect match.

  • A Reflection on Grief

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    A Reflection on Grief

    I have been participating in the Butterfly release since it was started and find it to be very meaningful and a fitting tribute to loved ones of friends and other family members.

  • July Calendar

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    July Calendar

    Join us virtually and on-site in July!

  • June Calendar

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    June Calendar

    Check out our events for the month of June!

  • Alive Community Memorial Livestream

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    Alive Community Memorial Livestream

    Alive is hosting this community-wide livestream memorial to help bring peace and healing for all those who are missing someone they have lost.

  • Free Counseling for COVID-19 Grievers

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    Free Counseling for COVID-19 Grievers

    Alive is providing free grief counseling sessions for those who have lost a loved one due to COVID-19. 

  • Alive Selected as

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    Alive Selected as "Childhood Bereavement Changemaker"

    Alive has been chosen as one of six Childhood Bereavement Changemakers (CBC).

  • Counseling Brings Hope

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    Counseling Brings Hope

    Having someone who listens and helps me observe myself is comforting. It’s helped me stay connected and true and given me purpose.

  • Longtime Supporter and Volunteer Sponsors New Grief Group Counseling Room

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    Longtime Supporter and Volunteer Sponsors New Grief Group Counseling Room

    Joni Werthan, a longtime supporter and volunteer at Alive Hospice, supplied the funds necessary to bring a dedicated grief group counseling room to Alive’s new Franklin location.

  • Alive Hires Grief Center Director

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    Alive Hires Grief Center Director

    Alive completed a national search for a new Grief Center director in 2018 and is expanding its grief support services for the entire community.

  • Grief in the Age of Social Media

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    Grief in the Age of Social Media

    Today, social media has revolutionized the way we communicate, even about the most sensitive topics. While there is no etiquette book for handling loss and grief on Facebook, we have some guidelines that can help.

  • Coping with Grief During the Holidays

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    Coping with Grief During the Holidays

    The holiday season tends to compound all our feelings of grief when we’ve lost someone we love.

  • David Neese, Thank You for 20 Years of Compassionate Service 

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    David Neese, Thank You for 20 Years of Compassionate Service 

    At Alive, we think about our work in terms of a calling, not just a career. We are touched by the lives of all who pass through our care, and we rely on our colleagues to be there for us day in and day out.

  • A Little Help Overcoming Grief 

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    A Little Help Overcoming Grief 

    Grief can be overwhelming, befuddling, and confounding. All of us will experience the force of this emotional tidal wave at some point in our lives. But none of us has to face it alone.

  • Rituals Help Kids Heal at Grief Camp

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    Rituals Help Kids Heal at Grief Camp

    Each summer, Alive hosts grief camps for kids and a teen retreat to help our youngest community members recover from loss. The camps give kids a safe place to bond with each other while grieving the death of someone important in their lives. 

  • Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones Supports Grief Services for Kids

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    Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones Supports Grief Services for Kids

    Alive was honored to become a beneficiary of the second annual Ben Jones Clay Shoot this spring. Hosted by Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones and his wife, Alex, the outdoor sporting event supports local nonprofits that enrich the lives of youth.

  • 100+ years of combined grief support experience

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    100+ years of combined grief support experience

    Alive Grief Support is comprised of 8 master’s level grief counselors who have more than 100 years of combined experience with caring for grieving families and individuals.

  • Postcards from Camp

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    Postcards from Camp

    Our grief support camps are a safe place for kids ages 6-14 who are grieving the death of someone important in their lives.

  • What I experienced at Camp Evergreen

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    What I experienced at Camp Evergreen

    The first few years of my tenure at Alive, I observed the closing ceremony for Camp Evergreen, one of our children's grief support camps, from the back of the room.

  • Grief support closer to home

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    Grief support closer to home

    One of the things we’ve been most excited about this year is the expansion of our grief support services at Alive’s two new offices in Hendersonville and Lebanon.

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We rely on charitable donations to fund indigent care, those without insurance coverage, our Institute education and outreach programs, and our comprehensive bereavement support program.

Contact Us

  • 1718 Patterson Street
  • Nashville, TN 37203
  • Phone: 615-327-1085
  • Toll Free: 800-327-1085
  • Fax: 615-321-8902
  • Referrals: 615-250-1348
  • Referral fax: 615-963-4807