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Grief Resources

Local and Online Resources

 http://www.bfo-ottawa.org/ - Bereaved Families of Ontario, Ottawa Region

 https://www.hospicecareottawa.ca/i-am-grieving-a-death.html - Hospice Care Ottawa's resources for grieving individuals

http://www.cheo.on.ca/En/griefbereavement - The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario's resource page for grief and grieving

https://champlainpalliative.ca/for-caregivers-patients/grief-bereavement-support/ - Palliative care resources from the Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program

 http://www.virtualhospice.ca/en_US/Main+Site+Navigation/Home.aspx - Comprehensive resource page on death and dying. 

 https://pailnetwork.sunnybrook.ca/ - Pregancy and Infant Loss network. 

 https://cfsottawa.ca/home/ - Catholic Family Services Ottawa

http://www.jfsottawa.com/ - Jewish Family Services Ottawa

https://www.mesotheliomahelpnow.com/support/grief-counseling/ - Mesothelioma Help Now grief resources

Other Resources

http://pleuralmesothelioma.com/cancer/ Information about Pleural Mesothelioma, the most common type of asbestos-related cancer.

  Books on Grieving

On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and David Kessler

A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy - Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

The year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

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

I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One by Brook Noel and Pamela D. Blair

Please be Patient, I’m Grieving by Gary Roe

When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

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

Mindfulness and Grief by Heather Stang

Life After Death: On This Side of Heaven by Darcy Thiel

On Grieving the Death of a Father by Harold Ivan Smith

On Grieving the Death of a Mother by Harold Ivan Smith

Life Lessons by Elisabeth Kubler Ross and David Kessler

Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Beyond Tears by Nine Mothers

Shattered by Gary Roe

A Bereaved Father by Steve Younis

When the Bough Breaks by Judith R Bastien

Motherless Daughter by Hope Edelman

Healing After Loss by Martha Whitmore Hickman

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

 Children’s Resources for Grieving

Sad Book by Michael Rosen

I Miss You: A First Book at Death by Pat Thomas

The Fall of Freddy the Leaf:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qst-rXrU81o