FOR FACTUAL INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 VIRUS FROM THE CDC PLEASE GO THE THE FOLLOWING:
The Dougy Center – The National Center for Grieving Children & Families
WHEN YOUR WORLD IS ALREADY UPSIDE DOWN: Supporting Grieving Children and Teens During COVID-19
In the midst of personal loss and life changes, grieving children, teens, and adults are needing to alter and disrupt their daily lives even more. Although physical distancing doesn’t mean we can’t still find ways to connect, it’s hard to substitute technology for in-person hugs, tears, and nods of understanding. On top of this, the person we would have turned to for support in all of this might be the person who died.
We’ve put together some tips and information for helping kids, teens, and families already grieving a death, cope during COVID-19. Download the tip sheet here.