Upcoming Events

Arkansas Programs

Good Mourning Grief Support Groups

Spring Good Mourning Grief Support Groups have been canceled. Fall Groups are still on the calendar at this time.

Good Mourning Grief Support Groups are for any child or teen, ages Kindergarten through high school, who have experienced the death of a family member or friend. There are also support groups available for the adults in the family. There is no charge for the program, but a completed application is required for each child or teen. For fall 2020, the Parent Orientation will be Tuesday, September 22, at 6:00 p.m. and all groups begin Tuesday, September 29, at 6:00 p.m. To apply online go to For more information call 501-364-7000.

Alliance for Grief and Loss

Alliance for Grief and Loss meetings are suspended at this time. 

The Alliance for Grief and Loss is an informal coalition of helping professionals interested in grief and loss issues. All meetings are at Arkansas Children's Hospital Professional Building 1 (formerly East Campus) unless otherwise noted, have a program related to grief and loss, and are brown-bag lunch meeting beginning at 11:30 am. Please email for more information or to be added to the email mailing list for the Alliance for Grief and Loss. All are welcome.

Camp Healing Hearts Camp, scheduled for May 15 – 17, has been canceled.

Camp Alex—June 21-25 
The status for Camp Alex is uncertain at this time.

Camp Alex is a special summer camp program hosted by the Alex Blackwood Foundation for HOPE along with the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Center for Good Mourning. Camp Alex provides a fun-filled, healing environment for children and teens, grades 6-12, whose lives have been affected by suicide. The camp is hosted at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center west of Little Rock, Use the following link to register: 


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention—Arkansas Chapter

For updates on education events and Out of the Darkness walks:

Online Education