Grief & Bereavement Resources

When you or a loved one experiences a traumatic situation or the loss of a friend or family member, turn to Essentia Health for resources to help you cope.

Understanding & Coping With Loss

Gain comfort and guidance from educational materials related to your situation.

Losing a Child or Pregnancy

After a Suicide

Resources for Children & Teens

Find grief support resources that speak directly to children and teenagers.

Emotional Healing After Trauma

Learn about what you or a loved one may experience following a traumatic event. Gain insight into common emotional and physical reactions and discover ways to help yourself or a loved one handle stress reactions caused by trauma. Read our Traumatic Events Information Sheet [PDF].

Taking Care of Yourself While Grieving

Everyone grieves differently. Take as much time as you need, and seek and accept support from a trusted friend, family member, or mental health professional when you need it.

How to Support Grieving Kids, Friends, & Family

Get advice on ways to help a child, friend, or family member in their time of need.

Remembering a Loved One

Honor a friend or family member during holidays, birthdays, and other anniversaries with these suggestions for ways to remember and celebrate a loved one who died [PDF].

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

24/7 Crisis Line

For help or information, call our health crisis line at 888-826-0099.
If you or a loved one is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.