Recent natural disasters, mass shootings and international conflicts in the news are reminders that the sheer volume of media exposure of disturbing events and tragedies can have a profound effect on kids even if they live many miles away. Of course, it can be even more traumatic when tragedy happens in our own community. Mental […]
If you know a child who is coping with grief related to the death of a parent, grandparent, sibling or other close family member, we would like to share some of the summer grief camps for children available in our area. At a grief camp, children participate in a variety of activities that can be […]
The Compassionate Friends is a national non-profit organization specifically for parents who have lost children. The Akron chapter has been meeting monthly at Akron Children’s Hospital for 12 years and recently held its 11th Walk to Remember on May 27. Just over 130 families have belonged to the group over the last 12 years, with […]
Just about everyone experiences a break-up at some point, and many then have to deal with heartbreak – a wave of grief, anger, confusion, low self-esteem, and maybe even jealousy all at once.