Grief during a time of loss can be overwhelming and you may feel as though the mourning period will never end. An important thing to remember is that there is no right or wrong way to grieve. Everyone heals in their own way, which is why below you will find different options for helping to cope with death for adults, teens, and kids.
Online Resources for Coping with Death
HelpGuide.org: A trusted non-profit guide to mental health and well-being.
Mayo Clinic: Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life.
American Psychological Association: The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States.
Books for Dealing with Grief
The Grief Recovery Handbook:
by John W. James, Russell Friedman
The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses
List Price: $13.00
Amazon.com Price: $10.40
Paperback - 173 pages
Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on your capacity for happiness. Drawing from their own histories, as well as from others, the authors illustrate what grief is and how it is possible to recover and regain energy and spontaneity.
The Fall of Freddie the Leafby Leo F. Buscaglia
List Price: $11.95
Amazon.com Price: $9.56
Hardcover - 32 pages
As Freddie experiences the changing seasons along with his companion leaves, he learns about the delicate balance between life and death.
Straight Talk About Death for Teenagers:
by Earl A. Grollman
How to Cope With Losing Someone You Love
List Price: $11.00
Amazon.com Price: $8.80
Paperback - 146 pages
Suggests ways to deal with the grief and other emotions felt after the death of a loved one and to discover how to go on living.