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What we offer ...

Dealing with the death of a loved one may be the most difficult challenge we'll ever face. There is no reason to face it alone.

Sometimes a death loss may be complicated because your relationship with that person was complicated. Maybe there were things left unsaid, there are painful memories or the death was sudden or traumatic. When a person's grief-related thoughts, behaviors or feelings are extremely distressing, unrelenting or incite concern, the Bereavement Centre is here to help.

We provide bereavement services so you can reinvest in life and find a new normal. We offer individual counselling, support groups and childrens and teens grief camps.

Each experience of grief is unquie, complex and personal so a counsellor will tailor individual counselling to meet the specific needs of each person.

Group therapy can be helpful for those who find solace in sharing of thoughts and feelings and recovery results are often rapid in this setting.

Because of the generosity of the Co-operators there is no charge to attend the grief support groups.  

Printable Programs and Services Guide

Pre-registration is required for all groups. For more information or to register please call Connie at 306-523-2781.

 

Individual Bereavement Counselling

Individual specialized counselling is available for bereaved children, teens, adults and families who have experienced all types of death losses. Fees for individual counselling may be covered by your insurance provider or your Employee Assistance Program.

 

Haven of Hope Adult Grief Group

Each week, we will gather to learn more about our grief. These journeys are as unique as our fingerprints. We begin each session as one group for a time of learning and discussion. Then we break into smaller groups based on who we have lost. Being with those who understand the nature of our loss can bring us healing - they just "get it." We create for each other a Haven of Hope - a Haven where we can just "be." Group members can be at any point in their grief journey. Please call to schedule an intake appointment to assess your group readiness.

Tuesdays: March 7, March 14, March 21, March 28, April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
At Regina Palliative Care & Bereavement Centre, #200 - 2150 Scarth St.

 

Silver Linings Grief Group for Older Adults

This 8 week therapy group is aimed at supporting older adults (age 60+) through their journey of grief due to the death of a loved one. Each week we gather to learn more about how our grief is affecting us as well as learning new ways of coping with our losses. Mourning can be very isolating - this group helps us to realize that we are not alone.

Thursdays: May 11, May 18, May 25, June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22, June 29
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Regina Palliative Care & Bereavement Centre, #200 - 2150 Scarth St.

 

Surviving Suicide Support Group

The grief following a death loss to suicide is particularly difficult. It is often more intense and complex. We invite you to join a supportive group where those who have been affected by  suicide can share their thoughts and feelings and offer one another support in a confidential setting. The group meets the first Wednesday of every month.

Next meeting 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Regina Palliative Care & Bereavement Centre, #200 - 2150 Scarth St., Regina. Please call to register.  

 

Homicide Loss Support Group

Facing the death of a loved one is never easy, but when murder occurs, pain, anger and grief are compounded by the realization that a precious life was taken intentionally. We invite you to join this group where you will find support, education and encouragement in a confidential setting. Meetings take place the third Wednesday of every month.

Next meeting 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at Regina Palliative Care & Bereavement Centre, #200 - 2150 Scarth St., Regina. Please call to register.

 

Families of Missing Persons Support Group

When a loved on goes missing the uncertainty of what happened leaves the family searching for answers and fluctuating between hope and hopelessness. This new group provides comfort and support to families of missing persons in a confidential setting where you will learn helpful coping skills to reduce anxiety and build resiliency to deal with the uncertainty that comes from the grief of a loved one gone missing.

 

Traumatic Loss Group    

A sudden, accidental, unexpected or traumatic death shatters the world as we know it. It is often a loss that does not make sense. We painfully realize that life is not always fair and that sometimes bad things happen to good people. A sudden and/or traumatic death often times leaves us feeling shaken, unsure, vulnerable and alone.

If you have suffered a loss such as this, please join us for an eight week support group as we journey through this together. We will look at a variety of topics, such as: what to do when you didn't get to say goodbye, how do I talk about my loss, if this has happened once, it can happen again, "if only" I had done...and more.

Thursdays: Jan. 12, Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, Mar. 2, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
At Regina Palliative Care & Bereavement Centre, #200 - 2150 Scarth St.

 

Yoga for Grief

Please join us for the gentle practice or restorative yoga, calming breath work and iRest Yoga Nidra meditation. The poses are desgined to softly reopen your body where grief has closed it. The breath practices calm the nervous system and cleanse the mind. iRest relaxes you and gives you the tools and the stamina to be with this intense experience with as much ease and grace as possible. This class is open to those with all levels of experience or none at all. Yoga mats provided.

 

Caring Hearts Camp

This overnight weekend retreat is for children and teens ages 6 - 17 who have recently experienced a death loss of someone important in their lives. The Camp is held at Dallas Valley Ranch near Lumsden. This is an opportunity for campers to meet other children and teens going through similar grief experiences. The retreat includes fun recreational activities such as horseback riding, campfire, rock wall climbing, crafts and therapeutic activities to help children and teens with their grief. There is no charge to attend. Caring Hearts Camp is held in the Spring and in the Fall.

Spring Camp May 5th - May 7th, 2017.

Fall Camp September 29th - September 30th, 2017.

 

Hope for the Holidays

When you are bereaved, the holiday season may seem overwhelming.There are ways to cultivate serenity and peace during the holiday season. We invite you  to join us for an evening of reflection, music and support to help you through. December 7th, 2017.

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