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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.”  



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.


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

Remembering Snowy – A children’s book written by Heartlinks to help kids remember their loved ones


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


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

Navigating your grief can be difficult so we’ve provided a few resources that may help you through 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  or call us at (618) 277-1800 for additional information.


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.