Grief is the response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed.

Although conventionally focused on the emotional response to loss, it also has physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, cultural, spiritual and philosophical dimensions.


  1. Articles/Fact Sheets
  2. Videos

1. Articles/Factsheets:

Coping with Grief and Loss 
This article discusses the process, stages and symptoms of grief. It further discusses how exercise self-care, and also how to recognize when someone might need additional help from a professional.

Helping someone who is grieving
This article offers tips on how best to support someone who is grieving.

Dealing with a breakup or divorce
This article discusses grieving during and after break-ups or divorces.  It includes ideas of how to find support and exercise self-care.

Dealing with a loved one's serious illness
This article discusses the grief of facing and coping with terminal illnesses. It addresses the practical aspects of planning for end of life care.

Coping with losing a pet
This article discusses the process of grieving the death of a pet.  It includes how to cope and how to talk with family members about the loss.

2. Videos

Grief: What everyone should know.
This video discusses what real grief is like detailing common misunderstandings and misconceptions. It emphasizes how to best support someone grieving. 

When Someone you love dies
This video discusses the process of grief and honoring those we loved who have died.

Against Grieving in Silence
This video discusses how feeling the emotions of grief and expressing them is helpful for healing.