Survivor Outreach Bereavement Services

Survivor Outreach Bereavement Services (SOBS) is a FREE program by Coastal Hospice, focused on providing grief support and resources to families and friends after a substance related death, whether or not you were supported by Coastal Hospice directly.

FREE Grief Counseling after a Substance Related Death


Coastal Hospice Bereavement Counselors are available to provide:

  • Up to 3-sessions of private grief counseling
  • Grief support groups
  • Information about ongoing support and resources
  • Referrals to treatment, recovery, and/or harm reduction resources
  • Referrals to long-term peer-based, local grief support
  • Follow up with the family to coordinate support and resources
  • Compassion fatigue and sensitivity training
  • Mental health provider education

    Alvin Harmon, Director of Spiritual, Bereavement, and Supportive Services, Coastal Hospice interview with WHCP Radio discussing our SOBS program.

    To learn more, contact
    Alvin Harmon, Director of Spiritual, Bereavement, and Supportive Services, Coastal Hospice

    410-742-8732 ext. 440 |

    Supported by the Opioid Operational Command Center. The views presented here are those of the grantee organization and not necessarily those of the OOCC, its Executive Director, or its staff.

    This program is made possible by The Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center in partnership with Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties’ Health Departments.


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