Grief can be a hard and scary thing. Explore our Grief Management Library below to learn more about how you can help your loved ones, yourself and even teenagers with understanding and coping with grief.
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Helping Others With Grief
A friend has experienced the death of a loved one. How can you help?
The following articles provide many practical suggestions for helping others with grief:
- The Misconception of the Funeral as a Rite of Closure
- Helping a Friend in Grief
- Helping a Grandparent Who is Grieving
- Helping a Suicide Survivor Heal
- Helping a Grieving Friend in the Workplace
- Helping Your Family When a Member is Dying
- Helping a Friend or Family Member After a Cancer Diagnosis
- Helping Your Family Heal After Miscarriage
Helping Yourself With Grief
Someone you love has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding death and the person who died. It is an essential part of healing.
The following articles provide many practical suggestions to help you move toward healing in your unique grief journey:
- What’s Your Love Language?
- The Teeter-Totter of Resilience and Vulnerability in Grief
- You Must Say Hello Before You Say Goodbye
- You Must Make Friends with the Darkness Before You Can Enter the Light
- You Must Go Backward Before You Can Go Forward
- Helping Your Family Heal After Stillbirth
- Helping Yourself Heal When an Adult Sibling Dies
- Mustering the Courage to Mourn
- Love and Grief: In Communion and Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts
- Helping Yourself Heal When Someone Loved Dies
- Will I Befriend My Feelings or Will I Deny, Repress, or Inhibit Them?
- Helping Yourself Heal When Your Spouse Dies
- Helping Yourself Heal When Your Child Dies
- Helping Yourself Heal When Your Parent Dies
- Helping Yourself Heal When a Baby Dies
- Helping Yourself Heal During the Holiday Season
- Healing Your Grief About Getting Older
- Embracing the Sadness of Grief
- When Your Soulmate Dies
- Helping Yourself Heal When Someone You Care About Dies of a Drug Overdose
For & About Grieving Children & Teenagers
Children and teenagers have special needs following the death of a friend or family member.
The following articles provide wonderful insight in helping children and teens understand and express their grief.
- Finding the Right Words: Guidelines on How to Talk to Grieving Children About Death
- How to Talk to the Children and Teens in Your Life About the Newtown, CT Tragedy
- Helping Infants and Toddlers Cope with Grief
- Helping Children Cope with Grief
- Helping Children with Funerals
- Helping Teenagers Cope with Grief