Coping with Grief

Resources to Help Cope with Grief
This page provides resources for parents and family in the district who may be dealing with grief and loss.
 What You Can Do to Assist Adolescent's with their Grief From Ken Barringer of the Academy for Physical and Social Development

Signs of When You May Need to Seek Professional Help Around Grief / Bereavement From Ken Barringer of the Academy for Physical and Social Development


Bereavement: The Children’s Room: 781-641-4741 Support for grieving children, teens and families Arlington

  • Grief information
  • Hierarchy of grief needs
  • Resources for parents
  • Resources for children
  • “Comfort” ideas
  • On-line memory pages
  • Healing artwork

Compassionate Friends 

  • Understanding grief when your child dies
  • Death of an infant
  • Suicide of a child
  • Caring for surviving children
  • When a brother or sister dies
  • Suggestions for teachers and school counselors
  • How can I help?
  • When an employee/coworker is grieving

Sesame Street 

  • When families grieve
  • Military families
  • Non-military families
  • Talk, Listen, Connect
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