Teen grief

Resources for teen grief:

  • Helping a Teenager Deal with Grief from What’s Your Grief
  • The Grieving Teen – An informational article about supporting a grieving teenager
  • Hope Again: Young People Living After Loss – A collection of stories from young people living after loss
  • SLAPD.com – “Surviving Life After Parent Dies” – A social media platform intended exclusively for teens who have experienced the death of a parent
  • Resources for Teens – Andrea Warnick is a grief therapist who works primarily with children, youth and their families. Her website is a portal for a variety of educational webinars and resources devoted to understanding children’s and teen grief.
  • Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre – A compilation of grief resources for children and teens
  • Teens talk about grief – A video series where teens talk about various topics including memories, after the death, alone time and how their friends responded.
  • A decade: my grief journey in reflection – A daughter writes about her experience with her dad’s death just as she was graduating from high school in 2003, featured on Hello Grief.
  • Help 2 Make Sense – an online tool which aims to help young people who have experienced the death of a loved one come to terms with their loss.

Books and Journals

  • “Motherless Daughters” by Hope Edelman – A book about women who have lost their mothers at a young age. It combines personal stories with research to produce a relatable and insightful piece of work for any motherless daughter or person with a motherless daughter in their life that they wish to support.
  • “The Empty Room: Surviving the Loss of a Brother or Sister at Any Age” by Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn – A book about sibling loss
  • Fire In My Heart, Ice In My Veins: A Journal for Teenagers by Enid Traisman
  • Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas by Alan Wolfelt
  • Chill and Spill: A Place to Put It Down And Work It Out by Jeanean Jacobs
  • Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love by Earl A. Grollman