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Grief Resources

Evermore

There are no words. There is only before and after. Every day throughout the world, families of every race, religion and walk of life confront a devastating and unimaginable reality — their child has died. Regardless of how or when a child dies, it always happens too soon, and leaves a sea of grief. EVERMORE […]

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How to Comfort a Bereaved Friend or Relative

Published: June 1, 2008 Publication: Bottom Line Personal Source: Fran Dorf Print WELL-MEANING PEOPLE OFTEN SAY THE WRONG THING… Thirty years after her son’s death, my friend still smarts when she remembers all the people who pointed out how lucky she was to have two other children. Another friend, whose brother recently died, grumbles that […]

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Suicide: How Can We Talk to the Children?

The Forum Newsletter Association for Death Education and Counseling By Linda Goldman Volume 26 Issue 3(Reprint)   May/June 2000 SUICIDE: HOW CAN WE TALK TO THE CHILDREN? “What Is Suicide” A Child’s Definition Suicide is when people decide they do not want their body to work anymore and they Stop their body from working. They are […]

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Talking to our Children about Suicide

By Kehoe-Biggs, LCSW, PHD Today’s youth are being exposed to the subject of suicide through the media. Unfortunately, media often does not follow the suggested guidelines when reporting on a death by suicide, but instead creates graphic accounts for young people to witness repeatedly without providing factual information about mental illness. For example, reporting that […]

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Touched by Suicide: Hope and Healing After Loss

By Michael F. Myers Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved one’s death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affected—directly or indirectly—by this tragedy each year. And it sends us on a lifelong search for answers, both to […]

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After a Suicide: An Activity Book for Grieving Kids

By The Doughy Center In this hands-on, interactive workbook, children who have been exposed to a suicide can learn from other grieving kids. The workbook includes drawing activities, puzzles, stories, advice from other kids and helpful suggestions for how to navigate the grief process after a suicide death. Buy on Amazon

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Do They Have Bad Days in Heaven? Surviving the Suicide Loss of a Sibling

By Michelle Linn-Gust Do They Have Bad Days in Heaven? Surviving the Suicide Loss of a Sibling is the first comprehensive resource for sibling suicide survivors. Michelle Linn-Gust takes the reader through the personal experience of losing her younger sister Denise Linn and weaves in the available research for sibling survivors. Michelle also journeys sibling […]

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After Suicide: Help for the Bereaved

By Shiela Clark World suicide statistics have become frightening. There are thousands of people who have lost a relative or friend through suicide. This book has been written in response to the needs of people who have lost a loved one through suicide. It is intended to help people understand the emotions they may face, […]

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After Suicide Loss: Coping with Your Grief

By Bob Baugher & Jack Jordan This is the second edition of this highly popular book. It has been expanded from 67 to 156 pages which includes a chapter on helping children cope with a suicide loss. Readers have described this book as:…a practical guide for coping with suicide, from the first few days through […]

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Understanding and Supporting a Child or Teen Coping with a Death

by Jane Bradley Cameron Essential reading for all who must meet the challenge of entering a child’s world at a difficult time. This book is the natural outgrowth of our curriculum, which was created and developed to support our Tree House and School Outreach programs. Table of Contents Introduction Things We Have Learned about Grief […]

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