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EFDA Chapter 144 of the Revised Statutes, 1989 amended 2003, c. 19, s. 7 EFDR This version is copyright C 2014, Province of Nova Scotia.

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Grief Support Resources

The Nature & Purpose of Grief
What is grief about? Why do we grieve? Sara Ockler, the writer described grief as “a landslide of sharp, sad rocks.” Truly, it’s a fine description of a powerful, life-changing experience. How is it for you, or for someone you love? Learn more about the dynamics of grief.
The Experience of Grieving
J.K. Rowling, in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, wrote, “You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it.” A beautiful description of grieving; yet everyone grieves differently. Here’s what you can expect.
Helping Yourself Heal
Grief is really a solitary experience. While your family and friends can support you, it’s really up to you to process the loss and move forward with your life. Our suggestions may help anyone faced with the loss of a loved one.
Coming to Terms with Unexpected Death
We all know death is inevitable, but we rarely expect it to happen today, tomorrow, or even next week. And when death does come suddenly to someone we love, the emotions can be overwhelming. If this is your situation, our insights may help. Read more.