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Any time you experience grief or trauma, whether it is due to the death of a loved one or because of a traumatic event that you’ve witnessed or gone through, it can be hard to make sense of your feelings and thoughts. Many people think that what they are experiencing is not normal and they often feel crazy. We have listed below a few resources that talk about some common reactions to trauma and grief, as well as a few links to websites where people may find some assistance with dealing with their grief and trauma. 



Funerals: A Consumer’s Guide (PDF)


Caring for Yourself During Grief (PDF)


How Do You React When Someone Dies (PDF)


Common Trauma Reactions


Helping A Loved One Cope With Trauma





If you have struggled with suicidal ideation or thoughts of harming yourself, or if you know someone who has, please check out the resources below for assistance.



National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)


National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)


Youth America Hotline: 1-877-YOUTHLINE


Metro Crisis Line: 1-888-885-1222


If you are planning on committing suicide, call 911.

TRU Community Care Hospice


Mt. Evans Home/Health Hospice


Heartbeat Suicide Survivors Support Groups


Judi’s House – for children coping with the death of a loved one

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