Talking to Kids About Death

The death of a loved one is difficult for anyone. Children and teens often need guidance when coping with their grief. For our latest on-demand video, Thomas Matthews, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Clarity CGC, gives you tips for Talking to Kids About Death. This 3-part series covers the following:

  • Using art to express feelings
  • How parents influence a child’s ability to cope with loss
  • Understanding the role of developmental stages
  • Things you can do to help

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  • Clarity Child Guidance Center is the only nonprofit mental health treatment center for kids ages 3 to 17 in South Texas. Our staff of children’s mental health professionals is the largest in the region. When a child is in crisis, we work with families to get much needed treatment regardless of their ability to pay.

The opinions, representations and statements made within this guest article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of One in Five Minds or Clarity Child Guidance Center. Any copyright remains with the author and any liability with regard to infringement of intellectual property rights remain with them. One in Five Minds and Clarity Child Guidance Center accepts no liability for any errors, omissions or representations.

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