Compassionate Friends

Supporting Family after a Child Dies

Special instructions for First Responders, Medical Personnel, Clergy, Law Enforcement, Funeral Directors, Teachers and Counselors. ...
Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

Children and youth can face emotional strains after a traumatic event such as a car crash or violence. Disasters also may leave them ...
Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters

Each year, children experience violence and disaster and face other traumas. Young people are injured, they see others harmed by ...
Disaster Distress Helpline

Disaster Distress Helpline

If you or someone you know has been affected by a disaster and needs immediate assistance, please call this toll-free number for ...
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Coping after a Suicide

Surviving after a loved one’s suicide is often more difficult, complicated, and intense than for any other loss. Bereavement after the ...
Coping after a Homicide

Coping after a Homicide

Homicide includes deaths caused by murder or manslaughter. Survivors of homicide may experience trauma and complicated grieving such as ...
Coping After a Traumatic Death

Coping after a Traumatic Death

Few events in life are as painful as the traumatic death of a loved one, friend, coworker, or neighbor. A traumatic death is: • sudden, ...
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