RESOURCES & TIP SHEETS
Developmental Responses to Grief
Learn how children and teens understand and react to grief. Click here
Explaining Death to Children
Explaining how a person has died sounds like it would be difficult, but giving children fact based information is the best way to support children. Learn more by clicking here.
Supporting Pre-Schooler Age Children
People often think that young children are better off not knowing the truth about their person's death. At Tomorrow's Rainbow, we recognize that children rely on 2 important things from their adult 1) to know that they are loved "matter what" 2) to be able to trust them , "no matter". Explaining about death is essential to supporting a healthy grief journey for young children. Click here to learn more on how to support grieving pre-school age children.
Talking With Children & Teens About Substance Abuse & Overdose
Explaining substance abuse and overdose deaths to children and teens may sound daunting, but at Tomorrow's Rainbow we know that best practice is to be honest after a death. Children and teens benefit from the trust that their family shows, too. Click here to learn how to explain substance abuse and overdose deaths in an age appropriate manner.
Supporting Children & Teens After A Suicide Death
Children and teens need facts and support after a suicide death. At Tomorrow's Rainbow we know that it is best practice to tell the truth after a death. Let us help you use age appropriate explanations and ways to support children and teens after a suicide deaths. Click here to learn how.
Supporting Children & Teens After A Murder/Homicide
The aftermath of a horrific event can leave children and teens shaken. Click here to learn how to support them through these difficult times.
Supporting Children After The Death Of A Sibling
Click here to learn how to support children and teens after the death of a sibling.
Answering Your Questions About Funerals
Families often worry whether bringing children to the funeral is helpful or hurtful. Tomorrow's Rainbow children have expressed that not being given the opportunity to attend the funeral was something they held a resentment about. Click here to learn more about children attending funerals.
Helping Children And Teens Dealing With Fears After A Death
Death can trigger a lot of fears in children and teens. Click here to learn more on how to help during those times.
How to Talk With Children & Teens After Tragedy
All too frequently our nation, community and family can be rocked by tragic events such as school shootings or terrorist attacks. Click here to learn how to explain these difficult events to children and teens.
Tip Sheets for Teachers
Click here to learn how to support students after a death, click here to learn how to support students dealing with a family member with a serious illness.
Tip Sheets for Teens
Do you have a friend who is grieving? Wonder what you can do to support them? Click here to check out some great tips!