Jen Hubbard is a Lifeteams staff and long-time youth worker. Jen loves to help people learn to live in wholeness. When she’s not working with youth, Jen loves hanging out with her husband & 3 sons, drinking slurpees and going to the beach.
This website has a number of useful and informative resources. There a videos about supporting those affected by suicide or struggling with suicidal thoughts as well as youth talking about how to prevent suicide and honour life. There are numerous ideas for Aboriginal youth and those working with Aboriginal youth. Continue reading Link: Aboriginal Youth Support→
“Straight Talk about Death For Teenagers -How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love” by Earl A. Grollman
The title doesn’t lie. This book was a shoot from the hip, no sugar coating, direct talk about the realities of grief. It didn’t step softly around the harsh truths of grief, often saying blunt stand-alone sentences like, “The person you loved is dead.” and “They are never coming back.” or “Every love story eventually ends in death.”
“When A Friend Dies- A Book for Teens About Grieving & Healing” by Marilyn E. Gootman, Ed.D
I sat down and read this book in about 20 minutes. That’s not the way this book is supposed to be used. “When A Friend Dies” is written for teenagers, to help them as they ask… Continue reading “When a Friend Dies”→