Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

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Communication
Sahtu Glossary Cancer Terminology
A glossary of medical terminology with a focus on cancer to facilitate discussions between First Nations and health officials... read more...
Speak Up: First Nations ACP Resources
Advance care planning is a key process for supporting First Nations people to receive palliative and end-of-life care at... read more...
Supporting Grieving Preschoolers
Explaining death to a young child can feel overwhelming and intimidating. These tips may help you navigate how to talk with... read more...
Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People
The American National Institute on Aging has produced this helpful guide to help you to improve your communication with your... read more...
Telling Kids About Cancer
A website to support parents. read more...
Tyze: Connecting Care
Free online tool that helps families stay organized and connected when they are caring for a family member.   Families can... read more...
Voicing My Choices
A planning guide for children, adolescents and young adults living with a serious illness to communicate their health care... read more...
When a parent dies by suicide...What kids want to know
The Centre of Addiction and Mental Health has developed a brochure which will help prepare you to take the first step of... read more...
When to Consider Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Deactivation: A Guide for Patients and Family
This booklet provides information to patients and families around implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) deactivation. read more...