Category: Children/Teen Grief

A Parent’s Guide to Grief in Adolescents

Ways To Help Adolescents Cope with Loss… Be alert to nonverbal behaviours of adolescents following a death-related situation. While they may be unable to tell you directly about their pain, they may be expressing it by being quiet and moody or by acting in a dangerous and reckless manner. Be willing to share your own […]

How do we help surviving children handle grief?

How do we help our surviving children when we as parents are overwhelmed by our own grief? Many bereaved parents face this question when their child dies and they have surviving children at home. When parents encounter this situation, I encourage them to get as much help for themselves as their children. It is normal for […]