Grief and Loss Resource Library

MMIGW Support Line
Helpline
A support line for MMIGW ( Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls) through Health Canada that offers crisis support to families and victims of human trafficking or who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

10 Ways to Deal with a Broken Heart
Video
This 7-minute animated video offers some validation and supportive tools to help you heal the grief you may feel after a breakup.

Closure Theory
Self-Help Worksheet or Module
This worksheet invites a way to reflect on and record different aspects to grieving - whether it be a grieving a death, end of a relationship, career, identity, etc., this resource aims at providing closure in a way that fits for you.

Collatoral Beauty
Movie
Starring Will Smith, this movie explores love, time, and death (as represented by other characters) while the main character works through his own experience of grief.

Coping with Grief
App
An award-winning App that includes a grief support network, as well as coping strategies specific to a variety of grief circumstances (i.e. workplace, holiday, pet, health, death, etc.). Available in Google Play, Amazon, and coming soon to the Apple App Store.

Coping with Grief & Loss
Video
This short animated video offers some permission and simple strategies to help you cope with grieving the loss/death of a loved one.

Coping with Grief Meditation
Video
This 20-minute guided meditation helps ground you and connect to your emotions after a loss of a loved one.

Finding Meaning: The 6th Stage of Grief
Book/Audiobook
In both a professional and intensely personal account, grief expert discusses how to cope with grief (highlighting the "5 stages" in a fluid way) and adds an important one: how we can create meaning after a loss to honour others and to help ourselves.

Indigenous Student Mental Health and Well-Being Special Interest Group Resources List
Website
A resource list to key Indigenous organizations, tools and, media to enhance understanding and to support culturally safe practices that foster positive mental health and well-being; scroll through these resources to find what may be helpful in your search for grief support.

Good2Talk
Helpline
A free and confidential phone or textline specifically for post-secondary students who want professional counselling and information/referrals for mental health, addictions, and well-being; available 24/7/365.

How to Heal After a Breakup
Podcast
This specific, 16 minute episode of "The Awake with Jake" podcast may offer a helpful perspective and strategies to help after a breakup. Feel free to scroll through other episodes to find the ones that interest you!

It’s Okay That You’re Not Okay: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture that Doesn’t Understand
Book/Audiobook
This book is a new approach to both the experiences of grief and the way we try to help others who have endured tragedy - for grieving people, those who love them, and all those seeking to love themselves―and each other―better.

Terrible, Thanks for Asking
Podcast
Hosted by a young widow, this is an entire podcast that is funny, sad, uncomfortable, and yet offers comfort to help cope with grief and connect us on what it means to be human; Scroll through the episodes to find the ones that interest you! You can also see her TED Talk listed here.
We don't "move on" from grief. We move forward with it.
Video
In this funny and sad TED Talk, a young widow challenges the "move on" message that society implies and describes how she moved forward with her grief.
What Can I do About My Grief?
Self-Help Worksheet or Module
This one-page resource offers simple reminders and additional coping strategies to help give you permission to take care of yourself in whatever way is needed as you grieve.