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Grief / bereavement

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Where to find supports at Sunnybrook »

Self-help books »

Available in the Sunnybrook library:

  • Why Suicide?: Questions and Answers about Suicide, Suicide Prevention, and Coping with the Suicide of Someone you Know (Marcus, HarperOne: 2010)

Not available in the Sunnybrook library:

  • How to Survive the Loss of a Love, 2nd ed. (Colgrove, Bloomfield and McWilliams, Prelude: 1993)
  • How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies (Rando, Bantam: 1991)
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People (Kushner, Anchor: 2004)
  • On Children and Death (Kübler-Ross, Scribner: 1997)

Online self-help resources »

Community resources »

Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto

Dr. Jay Children's Grief Centre

Toronto Distress Centre: Survivor Support

More Bereavement programs and support groups through

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Community hospice resources »

Hospices often have bereavement supports and counselling available for free at their locations.

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Coping with grief associated with suicide »

Last updated: October 2020