Remembering and writing about loss, particularly traumatic loss, can trigger very strong emotions, which can have therapeutic benefits, but writing is not a substitute for professional therapy. If writing about these topics is too painful just now, please stop and speak to someone who can help.
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
CALL: 1(800)273-TALK (8255)
You can also contact the The Crisis Text Line by texting 741-741 at anytime. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from a secure online platform.
The Kentucky Center for Grieving Children & Families
The Kentucky Center for Grieving Children & Families supports children, youth, and families as they grieve and grow.