Canadian Red Cross: Prevention Education provides two curricula entitled Facing Fears and Expect the Unexpected (www.redcross.ca)
I Miss You: A First Look at Death. By Pat Thomas
When Dinosaurs Die. By Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for the Ages. By Leo Buscaglia
Badger’s Parting Gifts. By Susan Varley
What on Earth Do You Do When Somebody Dies? By Trevor Romain
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney. By Judith Viorst
The Kids Book About Death and Dying. By Eric Rolfes
When Someone Very Special Dies. By Marge Heegaard
Aarvv Aardvark Finds Hope. By Donna R. O’Toole
Saying Goodbye. By Jim Boulden and Joan Boulden
Goodbye Mousie. By Roble Harris
Lifetimes. By Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen
The Sidran Institute: Traumatic Stress Education and Advocacy is based in the U.S.A. Their website is an excellent resource for trauma information.
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention is an excellent resource for a variety of information. They have posted on their website helpful provincial contacts for both 24-hour crisis lines and suicide support groups.
The Canadian Mental Health Association has offices throughout Canada in different regions of each province. They provide some direct services and are a great resource in helping you find ways to access services in your community.
The National Organization for Victim Assistance is a private, non-profit organization of victim and witness assistance programs and practitioners, criminal justice agencies and professionals, mental health professionals, researchers, former victims and survivors, and others committed to the recognition and implementation of victim rights and services.