For Teens

Emma up high in Joshua TreeWINTERSPRING RESOURCES

GROUP SUPPORT

WinterSpring offers groups in a number of schools in Jackson County.  Click here for more information, or call us a 541-552-0620

REGIONAL AND NATIONAL LINKS

American Hospice Foundation
Online library resources

Teens: http://americanhospice.org/grieving-children/someone-you-love-has-died-a-book-for-grieving-children/

Centering Corporation, Teen Journal:
http://www.fireinmyheartjournal.com/

The Dougy Center
http://www.dougy.org/
For Teens:http://www.dougy.org/grief-resources/help-for-teens/

Hello Grief
This organization provides a wide variety of online resources plus groups and forums for sharing and connecting with others who are grieving.
www.hellogrief.org

Modern Loss
“Candid Conversation about grief. Beginners welcome.”
www.modernloss.com

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network provides information on its website and through its publications as a public service; providing resources for dealing with traumatic grief:
http://www.nctsn.org/trauma-types/traumatic-grief

Our House
“Our House is the most recognized grief support center in California. On-site grief support and interventions are available to schools and businesses throughout the greater Los Angeles area.” Great articles and resources for a variety of losses, including children, teens, adult grief.
http://www.ourhouse-grief.org/grief-pages/support-for-grieving-teens/

The Shared Grief Project
The Shared Grief Project was founded on one guiding principle: grieving children should not suffer in isolation. Through short videos featuring interviews with high-profile celebrities, the Shared Grief Project highlights the stories of individuals who have lost a parent or sibling at a young age and have gone on to live happy, healthy, and highly successful lives.
http://thesharedgriefproject.org/

Surviving Life After A Parent Dies
A forum for teens who have coped with parental death to share their experiences with others who may understand.
https://www.slapd.com/

Bridget Park
Bridget Park is a senior in high school. Inspired by the tragic loss of her brother, she wrote her debut memoir at age 15 in the hopes that her story would encourage others to find healthy ways of grieving.
“Growing Young: A Memoir of Grief”
http://bridgetpark.com/

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
http://www.thetrevorproject.org/helpline.aspx
1-866-4 -U-TREVOR (488-7386)

US Reachout
Good online resource for grieving teens. A lot of info/resources, including teens talking about their grief and other experiences.
http://us.reachout.com/real-stories/loss-and-grief

Miscellaneous Articles:
http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/01/15/daily-circuit-young-grief