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Websites & Books

Suicide prevention Canada.

988.ca Call: 9-8-8.Text 9-8-8

Canadian Association For Suicide Prevention

Launched in 1985 by a group who saw the need to provide information and resources to communities to reduce the suicide rate and minimize the harmful consequences of suicide-related thoughts and behaviours.


The Compassionate Friends

Support in the grief and trauma following the death of a child; no matter the age or cause.

Bereaved Families Of Ontario

BFO Ottawa is an organization made up of people who have each experienced their own grief.

Palliative care resources from the Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program

Whether you’re a healthcare professional, volunteer, or caregiver wanting to learn more about palliative care, they’re here to help. 

  • Kintsugi Your Heart - The Art Of Living WIth Grief

    Me, Carol Banens - click here to buy my book on Amazon.

    Finding Meaning: David Kessler

    Grief Works: Julia Samuel

    It’s Ok That You're Not Ok: Megan Devine


    Healing After Loss: Martha Whitmore Hickman

    Life Lessons: Elisabeth Kubler Ross and David Kessler

    Resilient Grieving - Finding Strength and Embracing Life after a Loss That Changes Everything: Lucy Hone

    Please be Patient, I’m Grieving: Gary Roe

    I’m Grieving as Fast as I Can: Linda Feinberg

    Grief One Day at a Time: 365 Meditations to Help You Heal After Loss: Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt

    Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart: Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt

    Shattered: Gary Roe

    The Year of Magical Thinking: Joan Didion

    If you know of, or have used any other resources that you feel could benefit people
    going through their grief journey, please do let me know
    so that I can add this useful resources to this list to help others.