About HEARTplay Special Events
We hold one-time HEARTplay Workshops throughout the year focused on specific grief-related issues such as "Grief & the Holidays." As with all HEARTplay programs, these workshops are offered at no cost to all participants and are open to new and current HEARTplay participants.

RESOURCE LIBRARY

A grief related resource guide for children, teens, young adults and families.


BOOK LISTS 
for children
for teens
for young adults
for adults
for all abilities

 

CRISIS SUPPORT RESOURCES

You deserve help and support and it's brave to ask for it. If you are struggling or thinking of hurting yourself or others, reach out to someone you trust AND/OR contact one of these 24/7 crisis support resources.

Crisis Text Line: text HELLO to 741741

Suicide Prevention Hotline: call 800-273-8255

For more information about what happens when you contact a crisis support resource, click here.
 


GRIEF IN THE NEWS
The New York Times: What a 'Grief Camp' for Kids Can Show Us About Healing
by Renate Raman and Joren Slaets (March 22, 2022)
The New York Times: As Families Grieve, Grandparents Step Up
by Paula Span (Apr. 12, 2022)
NPR: How Your Brain Copes with Grief, and Why it Takes Time to Heal
by Berly McCoy (Dec. 20, 2021)
The Boston Globe: Survey Finds Widespread Grief Among Children from COVID-19 Losses
by Felice J. Fryer (Apr. 17, 2022)

last updated 4/2022