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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Grief and bereavement
Good Grief, Supporting the Bereaved Student
Developed by Hospice Calgary staff with the assistance of a Calgary Board of Education Specialist, a high school guidance... read more...
A Grief Observed
C. S. Lewis accounts for his personal loss of his wife, with a selection of his journal recordings during her passing. An... read more...
Grief, Loss, and Dementia workbook
This workbook discusses ways for caregivers to understand and manage their feelings of grief and loss, to care for themselves... read more...
The Handbook for Companioning the Mourner
This inspiring handbook explores Dr. Wolfelt's "companioning" model of grief care and contrasts with the traditional "treatment"... read more...
Healing a Parent's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Child Dies
Presenting simple yet highly effective methods for coping and healing, this book provides answers and relief to parents trying... read more...
Healing A Teen's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends and Caregivers
Addresses what to expect from grieving young people, and how to provide safe outlets for teens to express emotion. read more...
Healing the Bereaved Child: Grief Gardening, Growth Through Grief and Other Touchstones for Caregivers
This book written by Alan D. Wolfelt,  PhD, Grief Counsellor,  will help anyone who is working with children and teens who... read more...
Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids: 100 Practical Ideas
For young and middle readers (6-12 year-olds) grieving the death of someone loved. read more...
Healing Your Grieving Heart When Someone You Care About Has Alzheimer's: 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends and Caregivers
This book addresses the challenges faced by families and friends of those living with Alzheimer; it reveals how their feelings... read more...
Help Me I Hurt
Using the Three R’s, realize, recognize, and rebuild the authors present a manner for navigating the process of grief. read more...