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Grief

Your public library is committed to bringing you a wide range of books, materials and information about your health and wellness. Your local public library can help. We have lots of resources to assist you.

Gale databaseVisit our Health & Wellness Resource Center database for electronic articles and up-to-date information on Grief. This service provided by your public library is accessible and free to those having a Pictou-Antigonish Regional library card.

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Local Information, Organizations and Featured Links

Antigonish Ecumenical Bereavement Support Group
Ph: 902 863-1375
Organizes a 6-week support group in the fall and spring for people dealing with the loss of a loved one.

Friendship Corner
John Paul Centre
308 Main Street Antigonish, NS, B2G 2C4
Email: help@depressionsupportgroup.com
A gathering place for individuals to have a friendly chat and socialize with others. Tea, coffee and snacks are provided.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.

Suicide Survivor Group - New Glasgow
Ph: 902 396-3000 and leave a message.
This is a grief support group for family members or friends of a person who has committed suicide. A professional leads the group. This is an open group that runs every year.

Help Line of Pictou County
Ph: 902 752-5952
Website: http://www.pictoucountyhelpline.ca/
Help Line is the best place to call if you need to know where to turn for help. It is a confidential telephone service providing care, support and encouragement since 1983. It provides crisis and suicide intervention, as well as information and referrals. It is open noon to midnight daily.

Health Connections Resource Centre
HEALTH CONNECTIONS in the People's Place Library. 283 Main Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C3
Tel: 902 863-7369
Fax: 902 863-9318
Email: smithlj@gasha.nshealth.ca
Provides free health information and support.

Mayo Clinic on Complicated Grief
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/grief/MH00100