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Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss

https://www.facebook.com/imaginenj/videos/2269847179707699/

AFSP – Resource for Loss Survivors

https://afsp.org/find-support/ive-lost-someone/resources-loss-survivors/books-loss-survivors/

Seize the Awkward Campaign

https://mashable.com/2018/01/17/seize-the-awkward-mental-health-suicide-prevention/

Back to School!

JED Foundation

Be ready to start or go back to school!

iCarol

iCarol Back to School Mental Health Resources

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

The mission of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs.

http://www.sptsusa.org/

Nation’s Leading Suicide Prevention Organization Warns Parents about Social Media Game that Increases Risk of Suicide

https://afsp.org/nations-leading-suicide-prevention-organization-warns-parents-social-media-game-increases-risk-suicide/ 

New Jersey Department of Children and Families

http://www.state.nj.us/dcf/

Grief Support Programs for Children and Teens

The Alcove

The Alcove’s mission is to provide a safe place where children and their families who are grieving the death of a loved one can receive comfort and support through the healing process.  Established in November 2001 as a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, the Alcove Center for Grieving Children and families provides bereavement support services for the Southern New Jersey area.

http://www.thealcove.org

Sesame Workshop –Children’s Grief

We are committed to the principle that all children deserve a chance to learn and grow; to be prepared for school; to better understand the world and each other; to think, dream and discover; to reach their highest potential.

http://www.sesameworkshop.org/grief

Imagine – A Center for Coping with Loss

908-264-3100

Imagine is a not-for-profit organization supporting children and adults coping with loss and to foster resiliency and emotional well-being for all those who grieve.  They offer free year-round peer grief support groups for children age 3-18 who have had a parent or sibling die, and grief support groups for young adults 18-30 who have had a parent or sibling, friend or other family member die.

www.imaginenj.org

Grief Speaks

1-973-912-0177

Grief Speaks: Giving every child, teenager and adult permission to grieve and providing grief with a voice by means of presentations and workshops that provide education, strategies, resources and support for children, teens and adults who are coping with grief due to all different types of loss.

http://www.griefspeaks.com/index

Good Grief, Inc.

(908) 522-1999

We provide services to children, teens and young adults who have lost a parent or sibling to death. We also provide services for the children’s surviving parent(s) or caretaker. http://good-grief.org/

Dougy National Center for Grieving Children

The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences.  We provide support and training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.

http://www.dougy.org/

Common Ground Grief Center

The Mission of Common Ground is to provide support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can come together and share their experiences as they begin the journey through their grief process.  The Center is supported solely by private donations through individuals, corporations and grants.

http://www.commongroundgriefcenter.org

Comfort Zone Camp Comfort Zone Camp is a nonprofit 501(c)3 bereavement camp that transforms the lives of children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver. http://www.comfortzonecamp.org/

Child Trauma Academy The Child Trauma Academy (CTA) is a not-for-profit organization, based in Houston, Texas, working to improve the lives of high-risk children through direct service, research and education. http://childtrauma.org/

Parent Guidelines and resources from TLC website

http://ubhc.rutgers.edu/tlc/guidelines/index.html

http://ubhc.rutgers.edu/tlc/resources.html

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help children and youth who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crises. The services are designed to defuse an immediate crisis, keep children and their families safe, and maintain the children in their own homes or current living situation (such as a foster home, treatment home or group home) in the community.

To access services call: 1-877- 652-7624

Info on 13 Reasons Why

Talking to young people

Resources related to the recent attack in Manchester

http://www.nctsn.org/trauma-types/terrorism

http://edfoundation.org/help