New York State Funeral Directors Association

Grief endures long after the loss of a loved one.

And that’s why a Queens hospital reaches out to families for a year after the devastating loss of a child.

Despite the serious nature of illnesses faced by youngsters at St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children, NYS Tribute Foundation board member JoAnne Sullivan found inspiration during a recent tour there.

Families struggle to cope with the grief of overdose deaths

ALBANY, NY (August 22, 2017) -- The growing drug epidemic across the nation is tearing families apart as the number of overdose deaths rises. As funeral directors across New York State support these grieving families, grief resources are few and far between. 

The NYS Tribute Foundation has developed a first-in-the-nation grief support program in collaboration with national experts.

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New York State 
Tribute Foundation

1 South Family Drive
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518-452-8230
Fax: 518-452-8667
kelly@nysfda.org