Coping with Grief

A natural, yet painful response to loss

Children & Students

Whether we are parents, grandparents, extended family, friends or educators, helping children and students deal with grief is difficult and heart breaking.

What do we say, how do we comfort, where can I find resources to not only help them but also myself.

Below are some sites that have provided insights, comfort, skills and tools to help children and students deal with death and loss.


Helping Children Grieve

Helping Children Grieve is a resource provided by the New York Life Foundation and National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement.

Download the free booklet here. For tools and additional resources, go to the New York Life Foundation.

Grieving Students

Coalition To Support Grieving Students provides helpful resources for parents, educators, coaches, and those who work with school age children and teens.