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School Stress

 Hi, my friends older sister has recently died, and all the time now I am thinking about death. I am getting really scared and my friend is crying a lot.

Ask Sam


Hi there, it sounds like things are quite difficult for you and for your friend at the moment.  I understand that death can be scary and confusing, but its okay to have different feelings about death.. 

I think it’s really important to find someone to talk to about how you are feeling, maybe someone at home or school. 

You can also speak to a ChildLine Counsellor about this and maybe ask your friend to do the same. 

You might find it helpful to look at  which has lots of information around dealing with death.

Take care, Sam

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