Resources For the Grief Journey
Grow, Learn, Live & Thrive
Grief does not look the same for everyone. Our children need support, encouragement and understanding as they process the loss of someone close to them or loss in general. Below you will find several links that will direct you to current sites that others have found helpful.
On this page you will find topical sections that link you to websites or Amazon resources that will be beneficial for you or someone you know. If you have recommendations, please contact us and we will add additional resources.
Children / Students
Whether parents, grandparents, extended family, friends or educators, helping children and students deal with grief is a challenge. Let's do this together...
Resource yourself, your loved ones with the strength and skill required to grieve, to grow and to live through trauma, loss and pain.
Stress & the Family
2-3 resources available on amazon and/or links on a separate pages similar to the adult resource page.
Marriage & Communications
Essential to personal effectiveness and life satisfaction is understanding who you are, how you are responding to stress, the impact that it has on you, your marriage and your family. Click on the SYMBIS link for further insights, tips and tools to strengthen your inner you, your marriage and your family.
There are several resources that can guide you in parenting. Locally, our partnership with Marysville Together Coalition, they offer several virtual and in person classes, such as Guiding Good Choices and Strengthening Families. The link below will take you Love & Logic whee you will find some excellent guidelines for successful parenting and passing on a legacy.
Finances are often a stressor when going through difficult times. Financial stress doesn't need to be intimidating or overwhelming. Recognizing what may be contributing to it, Dave Ramsey's site on Financial Peace provides some excellent strategies for solid financial and investment principles.
The loss of a loved one is a traumatic experience that can leave us feeling alone, isolated and hopeless. Have you found yourself asking, "Does anyone understand the pain I feel right now?"
Grief Share Support Groups will provide you with the skills and tools in a setting of caring people to help you find hope for the future, and turn your mourning to joy.
In addition to other resources provided, Beyond The Gear is a blog written for First Responders, by Marysville Fire Captain, Kate Songhurst.
Each of us faces some form of trauma throughout our lives. Many have experienced what we know as ACEs, Adverse Childhood Experiences. Trauma in grief is another component that we need to be aware of. The link below will take you to four resources for your journey. In addition, you will find PDF handouts describing what trauma looks like in grief and how to act upon it. Finally, you will see a PDF on what ACE’s looks like personally and in the community.