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Suggestions to get your Child/Adolescent moving through Grief

Practical Steps to Managing Grief Emily Dickinson wrote, “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; if I can ease one life the aching, or cool one pain, or help one fainting robin unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.” For those readers who are experiencing […]

Grief Recovery Phases for Children/Adolescents

Grief Recovery Phases for Children/Adolescents


Symptoms of those who are struggling with Grief

A. Suicidal hints (survivor’s guilt, “Why were they killed and my life spared?”).

B. Psychosomatic problems (increase in reports of headaches, stomachaches, orother physical symptoms).

C. Difficulties with school work (concentrating, going to school).

D. Nightmares or sleep disorders […]