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Loss and Grief

ReachOut Stories are written by young people for young people. If you want to share your own story, we encourage you to do so in the ReachOut Forums.

Away for awhile

This is a young woman’s story of learning to cope with separation anxiety.

Senior year

This is the story of how a young woman and her friends found comfort in each other after a friend's suicide.


This is Alysha's story of how she got through the death of her fiancee.

Letters to Grandma

This is a young woman's story of coping with the loss of her grandmother and found a way to keep their connection alive.

A sad and sudden change

This is a young woman's story of recovering from the sudden loss of her father.

The greenness of grass

Here is Kate's story of getting through difficult times with inner strength, professional help and a new perspective.

Goodbye love

Here’s Stephanie’s story of how she healed from a tough loss and controlled her desire to self-harm.

Needing Dad

Here is Jessie's story of dealing with her father's chronic illness.

It’s OK to have struggles

This is Jill's story of using writing and exercise to cope with the sudden loss of her friend.

Staying positive

Dee's story of learning to cope with her depression and grief after the loss of a good friend.

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