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Grief is hard. These resources will help you understand what you and your children are feeling. There are conversations and activities that can help.
There are a wealth of websites and organizations that provide free information and resources about coping with grief, understanding grief in children and adolescents, and how to support grieving families. There are also reading lists featuring books for different ages that explore grief and loss, links to free family activity kits and videos, and links to online platforms where families and teens can connect with others who have experienced similar losses.
National Organizations Supporting Grieving Youth and Families:
Toolkits and FAQ Resources for Adults:
Preschool-Aged Children's Grief Resources and Activities:
General Grief Support and Coping Resources:
Mindful Connections Virtual Community Circles, online groups for teens and college age students
Helping Children and Youth Cope After Natural Disasters:
Children and Funerals and Memorial Services:
Resources for Grieving Parents/Caregivers:
Recursos de apoyo para el duelo en español:
Supporting children and adolescents when a family member has an advanced serious illness, The Dougy Center
Supporting children and adolescents after a suicide death, The Dougy Center
Supporting grieving preschool children, The Dougy Center
Tips for supporting bereaved children, The Dougy Center
Tips for supporting a grieving teen, The Dougy Center
Tips for supporting teens after the death of a close friend, The Dougy Center
Responding to Change and Loss, National Alliance for Grieving Children Activity Booklet