Chapter 3: How has this loss affected my family?

Key ideas

  • When one person in the family dies, families go through a lot of stress and change.
  • Each person will talk about this death in their own way.
  • Sometimes your family’s reactions will surprise and worry you. It is good to remember that everyone is doing the best they can at a very stressful time.
  • When someone in your family dies, you might have to take on their responsibilities and learn new skills. It is important to learn how to ask for help.