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Grief, Bereavement,
Mental Health


Coping with life-threatening diagnosis is hard. Where do you turn? What do you need to do to prepare for the end of your life's journey?

Northern Health's free grief and bereavement support program is available to help. Referrals to the program can be made by the individual, their doctor, any health care professional or community agency. 


If you feel that you need to speak to a Northern Health grief counselor in the Quesnel area, one is available Monday to Wednesdays.


To book an appointment, please call


Below are several Canadian resources that you can also access if you are struggling with grief, bereavement, or mental health. Just press the highlighted phone number to access services directly.

White Plants



BC Bereavement Helpline

A non-profit, free, and confidential service that connects the public to grief support services in British Columbia. The website also has online support group services 



Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

Filled with resources, guidance and education for suicide prevention in Canada



 Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service that offers professional counselling, information, referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.



  Crisis Line Association of BC 

24/7 toll-free support to help you in an mental health crisis



  Northern BC Crisis Centre 

A safe, confidential and non-judgmental 24/7 crisis line to discuss anything troubling you



  Northern BC Youth Crisis Centre 

A safe, confidential and non-judgmental 24/7 crisis line to discuss anything troubling you





  Center for Loss & Life Transition  

Dr. Alan Wolfelt, a grief counselor and educator, offers many grief and bereavement resources for the individual, professional, or caregiver. 

A free online resource to help parents support their children when someone in their life is dying or has died. It equips parents with the words and confidence needed to help children grieve life’s losses in healthy ways.


Developed by families and grief experts, it is filled with stories from people who have "been there" in regards to grief and loss.

  The Hospice Heart Blog

Inspired by a hospice nurse, an end-of-life doula and a conscious dying educator, whose goal is to help improve the way people are cared for when they are dying

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