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Grief & Loss

Joe Primo on Supporting Grieving Children

The CEO of Good Grief—and a former hospice chaplain—shares strategies to help children cope with the death of a loved one and make sense of tragedy.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

Family Toolkit: Supporting One Another Through Divorce

Help kids find learning opportunities and make sense of separation and divorce with these videos, stories, activities, and more from Sesame Street.

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Incarceration

We Need to Talk About an Injustice

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson emphasizes the importance of humanity and compassion in creating a just society.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

Talking About Miscarriages

Roberta Thomson shares a powerful story about the secret grief of miscarriage in the hopes of letting others know they are not alone.

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Raising Resilient Kids

Julie Lythcott-Haims on Raising Resilient Kids

A former Stanford dean—and a parent herself—shares why failure is an important part of growing into a successful adult.

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Health, Illness & Injury

Our Fight for Disability Rights and Why We're Not Done Yet

Activist Judith Heumann explains steps we can take toward a more inclusive world for people with disabilities.

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Discrimination

Jack Saul on Overcoming Trauma

A leading trauma expert and clinical psychologist explains why talking about trauma helps the healing process.

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Health, Illness & Injury

“I often thank God for giving me the gift of caring for Leo.”

By Caitlin Piccirillo
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Abuse & Sexual Assault

Michelle Palmer on Regaining Hope After Sexual Assault

The executive director of the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing talks about how survivors of sexual assault have coped and regained hope after trauma.

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Resilience

The Elephant in the Room: Talking About Loss and Hardship

We often have a hard time talking about adversity—but staying silent can make our loved ones feel even more isolated after loss or hardship. This video offers simple ways to speak with empathy and honesty when our friends are suffering.

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Grief & Loss

Grief Is Good

Good Grief's Joe Primo, a former hospice chaplain and an expert on how to help children grieve, explains why we should embrace the process of grieving—and how the experience can lead to a richer life.

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Grief & Loss

Beyond Closure

Grief expert Nancy Berns explains why we don't need closure to heal from loss. Rather, we can find freedom by carrying our joy and our grief together.

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Resilience

Finding Meaning

After loss or trauma, we all hope to bounce back. Some of us manage to bounce forward. Learn how helping others gives our suffering meaning, allowing us to grow from the most difficult experiences of our lives.

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Discrimination

Gautam Raghavan on Resilience in LGBTQ Communities

The Obama administration's liaison to the LGBTQ and Asian American and Pacific Islander communities shares insights about how we can take a stand against bullying and build resilience in LGBTQ communities.

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Health, Illness & Injury

Easterseals

Easterseals offers a range of support services nationwide for people with disabilities and their families, to help people of all abilities reach their full potential.

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Health, Illness & Injury

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society provides access to online communities and self-care advice for cancer patients, survivors, and families.

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Health, Illness & Injury

You Are Not Alone - Dealing With Spinal Cord Injury

A group for individuals and families facing spinal cord injury to support one another.

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Health, Illness & Injury

Seeing and Being Seen: A Call for Healing

Dr. Adrienne Boissy encourages us to build meaningful connections and develop empathy to help ourselves—and others—heal.

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Health, Illness & Injury

The Purple Sherpa Basecamp

A community that offers support for care partners and caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's or dementia.

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Health, Illness & Injury

Dr. Adrienne Boissy on Showing Empathy

The Cleveland Clinic's chief experience officer shares what she's learned from her patients about the power of empathy and acceptance.

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Raising Resilient Kids

How to Build Resilient Kids, Even After a Loss

Sheryl Sandberg shares what she has learned about the factors that help kids persevere through adversity.

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Abuse & Sexual Assault

FUTURES Without Violence

FUTURES provides innovative resources to prevent and end violence against women and children.

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Health, Illness & Injury

Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes connects military caregivers to a community of peers, vetted resource directory, and online trainings.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

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The Moyer Foundation brings together kids affected by substance abuse in their families and provides tools to help them restore hope.

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Health, Illness & Injury

What People Say When They Don’t Know What to Say

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis recommends small steps we can take to help our loved ones in the face of tragedy.

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Resilience

The Platinum Rule of Friendship

We’ve all heard of the Golden Rule: treat others how you want to be treated. But the way you want to be treated when facing adversity may be completely different from how others want to be treated. Use the Platinum Rule instead: treat others how they want to be treated.

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Abuse & Sexual Assault

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

RAINN offers programs and services to help prevent sexual violence and assist survivors in all stages of recovery.

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Grief & Loss

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

TAPS offers peer support and a 24/7 helpline for all those grieving the death of a loved one who served in the armed forces.

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Health, Illness & Injury

Courageous Parents Network

Courageous Parents Network provides community and advice to support families as they care for seriously ill children.

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Raising Resilient Kids

Factors of Resilience in Children

Resilience expert Ann Masten shares the factors that prepare kids to be resilient when faced with adversity.

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Raising Resilient Kids

Sesame Street

Sesame Street offers bilingual multimedia tools for parents and providers to help kids build resilience.

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Raising Resilient Kids

The Mindset Kit

The Mindset Kit by PERTS provides tools for teachers, parents, and mentors to help kids develop a growth mindset and a sense of belonging.

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Grief & Loss

Wendt Center for Loss and Healing

The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing helps people who are experiencing grief rebuild a sense of hope.

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Discrimination

GLSEN

GLSEN helps students and educators foster a safe and affirming learning environment for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Grief & Loss

Family Toolkit: Talking About Grief

Sesame Street developed this bilingual multimedia toolkit to help families communicate openly and effectively about grief and begin healing together.

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Incarceration

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Sesame Street offers bilingual multimedia tools for parents and providers to help kids coping with the incarceration of a loved one.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

Splitopia

Splitopia offers advice to help people address divorce and separation cooperatively and build healthy lives afterward.

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Health, Illness & Injury

“What I found was that behind my fear lived hope.”

By Kristen Steele
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Raising Resilient Kids

Fostering Resilience

Fostering Resilience offers information for parents and professionals to help kids build resilience and tools for teens to manage stress and seek help.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association offers peer support and practical guides for both women and men (and their loved ones) living with infertility.

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Health, Illness & Injury

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RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association offers peer support and practical guides for both women and men (and their loved ones) living with infertility.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

Tamara Afifi on Building Resilient Families

A professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an expert on family communication discusses how families can find opportunity in adversity.

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Discrimination

Family Equality Council

The Family Equality Council connects LGBTQ parents across the country to share advice and encourage the acceptance of all families.

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Abuse & Sexual Assault

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

The National Network to End Domestic Violence offers support to people escaping abusive relationships and empowers survivors to build new lives.

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Health, Illness & Injury

PACER Center

The PACER Center offers practical guidance for youth with disabilities, their families, and educators to help each person thrive.

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Incarceration

Family Toolkit: Coping with a Loved One’s Incarceration

These resources from Sesame Street provide caregivers with advice for coping as a family and talking with children about the incarceration of a loved one.

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Raising Resilient Kids

GLSEN Kids

GLSEN helps students and educators foster a safe and affirming learning environment for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Grief & Loss

Chris Davis on Making Sense of Loss

A psychology professor has made it his goal to understand how people respond to illness and death. He shares ways that we can help ourselves, our friends, and our families grieve.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

LIVESTRONG Fertility Services

LIVESTRONG Fertility Services provides individualized information and support for cancer patients and survivors at risk of infertility.

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Grief & Loss

Moyer Foundation

The Moyer Foundation brings grieving kids together to process grief and provides tools to help them restore hope.

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Discrimination

PFLAG

PFLAG helps LGBTQ people and their allies cultivate individual pride, supportive families, and safe communities.

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Discrimination

HeartMob

HeartMob connects people who have experienced online harassment to a support community and offers safety and self-care guides.

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Abuse & Sexual Assault

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides immediate support for those affected by domestic violence, as well as information about healthy relationships and finding help for yourself or others.

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Grief & Loss

National Alliance for Grieving Children

The National Alliance for Grieving Children supports kids who have lost a loved one by sharing advice and connecting them to local support programs.

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Health, Illness & Injury

Cancer Navigation

LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation provides personalized information and support services for anyone affected by cancer, including patients, survivors, families, and educators.

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Health, Illness & Injury

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI helps people affected by mental illness navigate daily challenges by connecting them to relevant information and peer support groups.

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Discrimination

National Center for Transgender Equality

The National Center for Transgender Equality empowers people to address transgender discrimination and violence in their own lives and in their communities.

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Raising Resilient Kids

PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center

PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center offers practical guidance for students, educators, and parents to address bullying and promote safe environments for all youth.

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Incarceration

Root & Rebound

Root & Rebound provides guides for individuals preparing for reentry and their families.

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Abuse & Sexual Assault

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The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing helps people who have experienced trauma rebuild a sense of safety and hope.

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Resilience

The Importance of Resilience

Resilience is the strength and speed of our response to adversity. It’s a skillset we develop over the course of our lives, and there are concrete steps we can take to build resilience long before we face any kind of difficulty.

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Grief & Loss

Lucy Kalanithi: What makes life worth living in the face of death

Dr. Lucy Kalanithi shares what she learned about life through her husband's illness and death—that 'being human doesn't happen despite suffering—it happens within it.'

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Health, Illness & Injury

“My diagnosis was a turning point.”

By A'Driane Nieves
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Resilience

Raising Resilient Kids

Kids are often more resilient than we think. There are concrete things we can do to help them build that resilience, including making sure they know they aren’t facing adversity alone.

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