Understanding Grief

Ways to support your child during this time.

Everybody grieves differently. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, nor is there a magic amount of time that will make it better. There are, however, some helpful things you can do to help the healing process along. Read on to learn how to support someone who may be grieving.

Community Resources

Visit our EMS ISD Counseling page for local resources. Find local and 800 numbers when you need to talk through some concerns or need assistance during times of crisis.

Resource Lists and Quick Reference Emergency and Crisis Numbers

Addressing Grief: Tips for Parents

Develop a better understanding of how to support your child through the grief process.

How to Help a Grieving Teen

How does a teenager respond to grief differently than a younger child? How can I best support them?

Kids and Funerals?

How to prepare your child to say goodbye? Is it better for them to go to the funeral or not?

The Grieving Process: Coping with Death
Grief after Suicide

Resources and information available specific to individuals who are grieving someone due to suicide.

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EMS ISD Intervention Counselors

If you have questions or concerns regarding your student, please contact your campus counselor.