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“Just talking to people who understand helped me feel less overwhelmed. The written information made the difference in the middle of the night.”  

~Leah

Information

Heartlinks has information for grieving people and helping professionals. You might be looking for ways to explain the death in your family, information on how to prepare a child for the funeral or how you can support a student in your class who has experienced a death. Learning the words to use can be difficult but so important when dealing with death. Our resources guide can help as you support your family or the children and families with whom you are working.

Children

5 Things to Support Kids in Turbulent Times – Information and practical ideas to help caregivers of children manage times of change and stress.

How to Tell the Kids – practical ideas on sharing hard news about death with children

Adults

Things to know about Grief – Basic grief information for all ages

Helping Yourself and Helping Others – Information about self-care and supporting people you care about going through hard times

Community/School

Clergy/Faith Community – information on how to support grieving members of your faith community

Handling Loss at School – ideas for schools to support grieving students

Resource Links

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16.  If you and your family are struggling with a loss, below is some information that may help you cope during this difficult time.

Grief and Father’s Day

When Grief Darkens Father’s Day – Tips for Coping and Honoring Dad

          Ways to Cope with Holiday Grief

We will continue to refine our list. Please contact us at  support@myheartlinks.com  or call us at (618) 277-1800 for additional information.

Blog

From the author of the book, We Lost Her, Ellen Krohne, our Grief professionals, and other grievers are starting a blog, Grief Reflections. Please visit.