Adolescent Grief

(see also Children's Grief)


Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement – Supporting grieving adolescents  

Hospice of the Valley – Teen Grief Program

The Dougy Center – How to help a grieving teen 

The Dougy Center –  Help for teens 

HospiceNet – Helping teenagers cope with grief 

American Hospice Foundation – Writing a condolence note to a grieving child or adolescent – To adolescents, When your parent dies 

Students of AMF – College students supporting college students grieving the illness or death of a loved one



Fitzgerald, H. (2000). The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and their Friends. New York: Fireside.

Gootman, M. (2005). When a Friend Dies:  A Book for Teens about Grieving and Healing. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Grollman, E. (1999). Living When a Young Friend Commits Suicide. Boston: Beacon Press.

Krementz, J. (1988). How It Feels When a Parent Dies. New York: Knopf.

Perschy, M.K. (2004). Helping Teens Work Through Grief. New York: Routledge.


List of additional books for grieving teens 


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