Grief Resources

Brandon & Area Suicide Bereavement Support Group – for those 18 years of age and older who are grieving the death of a loved one by suicide.  For more information about the group, please call: Amy at 204-761-4083 or

SPIN Donated Books at the Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre (255-9th Street) (available to sign-out)

  • Healing Your Grief When Disaster Strikes
  • The Depression of Grief: Coping with Your Sadness and Knowing When to Get Help
  • Finding the Words: How to talk with children and teens about death, suicide, funerals, homicide, cremation, and other end-of-life matters
  • Healing a Child’s Grieving Heart Set (2)
  • The Healing Your Grieving Heart Journal for Teens
  • Healing a Teen’s Grieving Heart Set (2)
  • A Teen’s View of Grief DVD
  • A Child’s View of Grief DVD
  • Sarah’s Journey: One Child’s Experience with the Death of Her Father
  • Healing the Bereaved Child: Grief Gardening, Growth Through Grief and Other Touchstones for Caregivers
  • Healing Your Traumatized Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Someone You Love Dies a Sudden, Violent Death
  • The Companioning the Grieving Child Set (2)

Other Recommended Books          

  • Understanding Your Suicide Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart, by Dr. Alan Wolfelt
  • The Understanding Your Suicide Grief Journal, by Dr. Alan Wolfelt    

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