Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love

Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love

by Earl A. Grollman


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If you are a teenager whose friend or relative has died, this book was written for you. Earl A. Grollman, the award-winning author of Living When a Loved One Has Died, explains what to expect when you lose someone you love. He discusses:
  • normal reactions to the shock of death, including disbelief, anger, panic, and loneliness
  • how grief can affect your relationships with family, friends and classmates
  • how participating in a funeral can help
  • surviving birthdays and anniversaries
  • how you can work through your grief and begin to live again
. Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers also includes a journal section where you can record your memories of the person who died, your feelings about the loss, and your hopes for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807025000
Publisher: Beacon
Publication date: 04/01/1993
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. Earl A. Grollman a pioneer in the field of crisis intervention, was rabbi of the Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, Massachusetts, for thirty-six years. A certified death educator and counselor, he was cited as "Hero of The Heartland" for his work with the families and volunteers of the Oklahoma City bombing. Dr. Grollman has spoken at many colleges, clergy institutes, seminaries, physicians' forums, and hospital nursing associations, and has addressed many support groups, such as Compassionate Friends, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Widows Personal Services. He has also appeared on national television and radio, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Children's Journal, All Things Considered, and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Recently, he was featured on National Public Radio's End of Life series in the roundtable discussion on grief and bereavement.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was only ten when my grandpa died. He was like my dad, since i didnt get to see my dad that often and mother and i lived with my grandparents. My step-mom got me this book when i was fifteen i think, too little too late in my opinion! But any who, i read it and i DID find it a little conforting and also readingbthe Bible helped me to cope with my depresstion anaccet his death. This is also a great way of explaining how death happens and its nobodies fault. I highly recommend this bookto teens.