Basic Information on Helping Children
- Everyone’s grief reactions change over their lifetime.
- The reactions of children and teenagers affected by an overdose death change according to their stage of development, and it is helpful to understand some basic concepts about explaining an overdose death to a child.
- Organizations in Massachusetts* that specialize in helping bereaved children include:
* If you know of an organization in Massachusetts that specializes in children’s grief support, please contact SADOD.