Grief and loss are inevitable, suffering alone is not.
Here are some resources to help youth cope with grief in their own way.
www.foundrybc.ca — Services Online and in an App
Free & Confidential Support for Youth
-Drop-in virtual counselling sessions
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2pm – 6pm
-Scheduled virtual counselling
BC Bereavement Helpline
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9am-5pm
Wednesday and Friday 9am – 8:30pm Saturday 9am – 1pm
Toll free 1-877-779-2223
Online Resources for Youth
Vancouver Island Based
-Peer support Program
-Art & loss groups
Free Short Term Virtual Grief Counselling – Short-Term Grief Counselling support is provided by registered clinical counsellors and available to eligible youth and young adults between the ages of 13-24 by referral. Older youth can self-refer. Counselling provides one on one support to youth experiencing grief and loss who can benefit from individual counselling. Sessions are conducted according to the preference of the youth.
This is the referral form: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=Itno_xD7yUaYc0RiboJW0Yhuuk8ikINAnqtzg6lU6X1UREM3UlU3UVgyU0REVDNOVzBDQU00NkxZTC4u
Kids Help Phone
Free, anonymous and confidential professional counselling for any issue – phone, text and online, available 24 / 7.
Phone 1-800-668-6868 or
text CONNECT to 686868,
to chat confidentially with a trained, volunteer Crisis Responder for support.
MindFlip – Recorded Mindfulness Classes – grades 6 – 12
More info here: https://crisiscentre.bc.ca/youthprograms/
Information, tips and activities to support the grieving process.
Their bookstore has great resources including a Grief Deconstruction/Reconstruction journal for teens.