The mission of Grief Helpline is to normalize grief in our 'Get Over It' and 'Move On" society. The vision to give every child, teenager and adult permission to grieve in his or her own way and time, through all different types of losses and transitions. Vernessa Blackwell, Grief Strategist and founder of Grief Helpline, provides presentations, workshops and keynotes all over the country. Vernessa is also an author and grief specialist. Vernessa is a coach for teens and adults coping with different types of loss. Her speaking programs include information on different ways that people grieve, how children and teens cope with loss differently than adults, how to listen with compassion, strategies and tools for grievers and friends of grievers, stories from her extensive experience as a grief recovery specialist and counselor, a wide range of resources and support for children, teens and adults who are coping with grief due to all different types of loss.