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Grief Resources for Children & Teens

Positive Resolution of Grief: Reasons to get support

There is a strengthening effect on children and teens who have experienced a serious loss and worked through it with support. They…

  • know the importance of family and aspects of life to be cherished.
  • have a greater awareness of pain and suffering in others; increased empathy.
  • tend to mature faster.
  • sense a new connection with the loved one who died.
  • search for meaning in life or deeper faith.
  • have a broader, more developed perspective on life.
  • develop successful coping skills to get though many types of losses.
  • are often the best example for other kids who are hurting or feeling hopeless.

About Children & Teen Grief

At the Time of Diagnosis

If the Disease Becomes Life Threatening

When Death Occurs

Children & Funerals

Recommended Reading

Additional Resources