Resource for youth addressing loss or grief

Teens may find ideas helpful to a friend during this tragic week through this link to a tip sheet on loss and grief  (

All youth should be encouraged to speak about concerns with a parent, pediatrician, school contact or youth group leader.  Many Massachusetts families, including those in Boston, have access to an assisted referral service at   Nationally, individuals feeling an urgent need to speak with someone may call 24/7 to an anonymous help line at  (800) 273-8255.