Resources

  • Younger children do grieve. They feel sadness, hurt, confusion and fear. Often however, they have difficulty expressing their feelings and are confused.

  • Holiday Hints From the Children's Bereavement Center: Ideas on coping with the holidays, whether loss is recent or in years past

  • Secondary losses are all of the other areas of life that are impacted by a death. They can be equally significant in the experience of grieving children.

  • When a crisis occurs, normal feelings of anxiety, sadness, grief, helplessness, and even anger can be even more exaggerated.

  • In responding to a crisis, whether it’s a death, natural disaster, violence, or trauma the CBC offers the following information as a guide for conversation and support that can help in times of need.