Kids need to fully grieve the losses in their life so they don’t get stuck in a distressed emotional state that can stay with them well into adulthood. The content on this page will help you understand what grief looks like in kids – it’s very different from adults – and how to help your children grieve in a healthy way. You’ll also find tips on helping kids deal with a suicide, with sudden traumatic incidents, and with the long-term impacts of divorce.
Resources for parents
Resources for grieving kids
Teens turn to cutting – a form of self-harm – as a way of dealing with painful thoughts and emotional stress
If you fear your child might be contemplating suicide, you need to talk to them right away to find out the truth