All of us have experienced grief at some point in our lives.  Many in our community mourn a loss or a life taken away from us by mitochondrial disease.  We are always here for you.

Listed below are just some of the ways UMDF will support those in our community who are grieving.

  • Grief Support Ambassadors – one on one connections.
  • UMDF Mito Grief Mentors Facebook Group– A closed support Facebook group focusing on those that have lost a loved one to mitochondrial diseases or are currently in palliative care or hospice.
  • Grief Resources
  • Palliative Care Resources
  • Hospice Resources
  • Grief Package

If you or someone you know has lost a loved one to mitochondrial disease, please let us know.  Click here to connect.

Join the  UMDF Support Group and Discussion Community hosted by Inspire. >>

The information provided on this site or links to other information are to be used for support purposes only. It should NOT be used as a substitute for the medical judgment of a physician in diagnosis and treatment of any disorder. This site is provided by The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) as a platform for discussion, designed to be used for peer support and should be used in conjunction with professional care. The UMDF, its staff members, and any volunteers are not liable for any decision made or action taken in response to or reliance on the information provided through this site. If you feel you are in crisis, please call a crisis center nearest to you. If you are in an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. UMDF does not offer crisis counseling or emergency services.