The time following the death of a loved one is filled with a sense of numbness and anxiety. To help family members through this time, LifeGift has created a Donor Family Resource Guide – featuring information from several sources involved in grief counseling, as well as family members who have been through the death of loved ones and made the courageous decision to donate organs and tissue.
Another resource for families is 2-1-1 Texas. This statewide information and referral phone line that is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week by live operators who are trained and certified in providing community resources to callers. There are 25 area information centers operating 2-1-1 across the state. Whether you or family members are in need of urgent, crisis intervention or resources for counseling or other information, pick up the phone and dial 2-1-1. It’s an ideal place to turn, wherever you reside in the Lone Star State.