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
I Can’t Stop Crying: Grief and Recovery, A Compassionate Guide
“This book looks at how being bereaved affects relationships with family and friends, lifestyle, work habits, and hopes for... read more...
Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying: Embracing Life after Loss
Using his own personal experiences with loss as a roadmap, this author details a journey through grief and bereavement using... read more...
Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children
A pet, a friend or a relative dies, and it must be explained to a child. This book is a tool for explaining to children that... read more...
Morning Has Broken: A Collection of Creative Writing About Grief and Healing (2nd ed)
This is a unique anthology containing 50 original submissions about healing from the pain of losing a loved one. The contributing... read more...
NewMY CHAOS: Searching for My New Normal
Stages of Grief or 5 stages of grief or any number does not work.   Our grief, loss and life transitions are often all over... read more...
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs
In this story four-year-old Tommy loves visiting the house where his grandmother, Nana Downstairs, and his great-grandmother,... read more...
Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide
In the aftermath of the death of a child, parents face the challenge of not only dealing with their own grief, but also that... read more...
A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children
This book offers guidance for navigating through one of life's most painful experiences. It offers comfort and wisdom for... read more...
Someone Died…Now What? A personal and professional perspective on coping with grief and loss
This book shares some practical and helpful tools for dealing with grief and loss. The author shares her personal story as... read more...
Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love
Advice and answers to the kinds of questions that teens are likely to ask themselves when grieving the death of someone close. read more...