Grief Support for Parents Dealing with the Death of a Child
Emotional aspects of grief may go through many stages, levels and phases. One moment the parent may be feeling almost back to normal and the next moment feel deep levels of anguish and pain. These swings in emotion may last months or years. Be patient with yourself and allow yourself time. Click here to view the full PDF.
Since no two people will experience a loss in exactly the same way, there are no formulas for how much a loss will hurt or how long it will last. But there is a natural and common response to loss that promotes healing and growth. The natural healing response to loss is a process called grief. Grief is a natural part of the cycle of change. Click here to view the full PDF.
Grief Support for Children
Prolonged grief can lead to serious problems. Click here to view the full PDF.
Dealing with the death of a loved one is often one of the most difficult things a child faces. When the death was due to suicide, the situation is further complicated. The last thing to do is to lie about the situation; it only makes things more complicated. It is important to be honest with children. Click here to view the full PDF.