Here are a variety of resources about grief and loss, the related emotional responses and strategies for coping.


American Psychological Association, information on grief

Atlantic article about author’s experience losing her mother

Local Organizations:

The Center for Loss and Bereavement in Skippak, PA (also includes counseling and groups offered and other resources)

Books on Loss:

When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss by Hope Edelman

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby by Deborah Davis

When Your Baby Dies: Through Miscarriage or Stillbirth by Louis Gamino

Books for Coping with Loss from Suicide from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers, a book for children about death/loss

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