These are all NATURAL and NORMAL grief responses. Talking and crying are important parts of the healing process. If these symptoms persist, or increase in frequency, severity or duration, a physician or counselor should be consulted. If you are a friend or family member of a child who is grieving… listen when they need to talk… offer support when they need to cry.
Typical Reactions to the Death
*Suicidal thoughts or talk should be taken seriously and always require professional attention.
Children Suggest these Ways to Cope with Grief Feelings: