Children coping with loss of caregivers are Covid-19 pandemic's 'forgotten grievers'

Children coping with loss of caregivers are Covid-19 pandemic's 'forgotten grievers'

December 10, 2021 12:58 PM

WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) – Ms Courtney Grund, whose husband died of Covid-19 in August, got an alarming text message last week: Her 16-year-old son was “talking about self-harm”, according to the message, sent by his friend. She quickly signed him up for grief counselling, she said in a tearful interview, using her maiden name to protect his privacy.

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