Fall 2015

Adolescent Grief Support Group Signup

The Adolescent Grief  Support group has been designed to aid adolescents and youth through learning to cope with the loss of a loved one.  We understand that adolescents grieve differently than adults and have constructed this program around their specific needs.  We continue to work in concert with the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Boards SchoolsPlus Coordinator to be able to offer this program.  We believe that students need to see that they are not alone, and we strive to offer a safe place to share their grief.  Sometimes the loss of a loved one can make an adolescent feel like nobody understands what they are going through.  This is one of the main ideas behind offering this program in a group environment where adolescents can be with their peers.

**This groups requires registration and is offered at no cost. In order for the group to go ahead, a certain number of participants must be registered first. 

The Adolescent Grief Support Group is run in concert with the SchoolsPlus Program Coordinator for the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board. 

  1. It is typically run twice a year.  One for students ages 12-15 and another for students who are 15-18 years of age.​Must be between the ages of 15 to 18.
  2. Unlike other specific grief groups offered by Bereaved Families of Cape Breton, the Adolescent Grief Group does not focus on the type of relationship lost.  All students suffering the loss of a loved one, regardless of relationship, are welcome to participate.​​ 

To be placed on a waitlist for the next group, please fill out the form below and it will be emailed directly to our Program Coordinator.

OR you can register with us by contacting the following ways:

  • Lindsay Lathem by phone at (902) 563-4551 or by email at llatham@staff.ednet.ns.ca
  • Bereaved Families offices by phone at (902) 564-6795 or by email at infobf@seaside.ns.ca
​Adolescent Grief Group