Dealing with a Parent's Early Death

Church Hill Cemetery, Christ Episcopal Church, Church Hill (Jefferson County), Mississippi - Flickr user NatalieMaynor

Church Hill Cemetery, Christ Episcopal Church, Church Hill (Jefferson County), Mississippi

Flickr user NatalieMaynor

Dealing with a Parent's Early Death

The long-term emotional scars from losing a parent in childhood.

The death of a parent can leave emotional scars on a child that last for decades. One in nine American's have been through this type of loss before the age of 20. Helping children cope with the loss of a parent and dealing with childhood bereavement as an adult.

Guests

Lynne Hughes

Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Comfort Zone Camp, author of the book "You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk about Life after the Loss of a Parent."

Mary Owen

Clinical Director of WENDT Center for Loss and Healing

Holly Wilcox

an assistant professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and coordinator of the MHS program, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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