grieving

suicide

This Is How Therapists Deal When Patients Kill Themselves

Why do we treat personal and professional grief differently, and how can we support professionals who experience traumatic losses?
Lucy Maddox
10.16.18
Stress

Social Workers Are the Unsung Heroes of Healthcare

Even the best medical care may fail if it is not well integrated into the patient’s life.
Richard Gunderman
9.25.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Searching for Traces of My Late Father Online

My father was murdered years before the Internet existed as we know it. But I still search for traces of him there.
Gabrielle Birkner
6.18.18
Essays

Rethinking My Broken Relationship with My Troubled Dad Now That He’s Dead

No matter how much I tried to be a good daughter, he will always be the man I was literally and figuratively running from.
Katie Tamola
5.15.18
death

How the Death of a Parent Affects a Child

An estimated 1.5 million US children lose one or both parents by the age of 15.
Virgie Townsend
4.23.18
death

I Didn't Want to Know if I Had the Condition That Killed My Brother

"He died when he was 21. For years, I worried I might be next."
Jeremy Glass
2.13.18
mental health

Giving Gifts to Dead Family and Friends Can Help You Grieve

"In these rituals, objects, and experiences, they can still live on."
Jenna Drenten
12.21.17
Away Messages

DMs From Beyond the Grave Are Changing How We Grieve

“When you experience those feelings and memories, it’s a little bit like losing someone all over again.”
Michael Waters
11.28.17
family

Twinless Twins: The Unique, Heartbreaking Grief of Losing a Twin Sibling

The relationship between twins has been described as the "closest and most enduring of all human relationships.” So what happens when one unexpectedly passes away?
Natasha Wynarczyk
6.14.17
Music

Why We Care So Much When Icons Like Prince Die

A sociologist breaks down the mechanics behind the public displays of grief after a cultural hero dies.
Harry Cheadle
4.22.16
Essays

Death and Emojis: How Grief Manifests on Social Media

On Paris Hilton mourning her friend with emojis, the uncanny sadness of the Tupac hologram at Coachella, and losing my father.
Emily Harnett
3.27.16
Gaming

'Fragments of Him' Is an Affecting Interactive Reflection on Loss

It doesn't matter how great a gamer you are, you can't undo the sadness that runs through this unique indie experience.
Mike Diver
2.17.16
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