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Local Grief Resources

Life Honored, Life Remembered

The following are local groups that may assist you in your healing journey. If you’re finding what you need, contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.


Grief Support Group

Please join us for a Grief Support Group sponsored by Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, facilitated by Brigid G. Lynch. The group will meet the 4th Monday of the month from 6:30PM until 8PM at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 Main Street. There is no charge and registration is not required. This is an open group and all are welcome! For questions or information please call Brigid at (248) 330-2474.


Individual Counseling

Schrader-Howell Funeral Home will provide each family we serve with one complimentary one-on-one session with our Bereavement Counselor, Brigid Lynch. To schedule an appointment, please call Brigid at (248) 330-2474.


Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

Losing a loved one to suicide is a painful and difficult experience that can lead to despair, isolation and hopelessness. Please know you are not alone. Join us for a Support Group for Survivors of Suicide Loss on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Farmington Hills City Hall, 31555 W. Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills. The group is sponsored by Schrader-Howell and Lynch & Sons Funeral Homes in conjunction with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and is facilitated by Brigid G. Lynch, MA, LPC, Grief Counselor. There is no charge and registration is not required. This is an open group and all are welcome. For questions or information, please call Brigid at (248) 330-2474.


Brigid G. Lynch is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC). She received her Master's Degree in Counseling from Oakland University and her Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources from Michigan State University.


Brigid has over 20 years of experience working with the bereaved in various areas of funeral service. She provides follow-up services and individual and group counseling for the families served by Schrader-Howell. She maintains a private counseling practice in Bingham Farms, where she uses her expereience to help those suffering from grief & loss, depression and anxiety disorders. Brigid is often called upon by local school districts to assist students, parents, teachers and staff, with crisis intervention following a death by suidcide of other traumatic loss.


Brigid serves on the Board of Directors of the Metro Detroit Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Michigan Counseling Association. She has access to many resources and maintains a lending library for clients. For consultation or to schedule an appointment, please call Brigid directly at (248) 330-2474.