In a Strange Land:

Finding meaning and resilience after a sudden loss

This webinar will explore the journeys of people grieving a sudden loss from suicide, accident or sudden illness. We will discuss bringing new meaning to a shattered life. The words of survivors highlight the discovery of hope and resilience after a sudden death.

This webinar was held on Thursday, July 22, 2021.


Alex Shendelman

Alex Shendelman

Alex Shendelman is the Program Manager in the Survivor Support Program, part of the Distress Centres of Greater Toronto. His focus since 2003, first as a volunteer and then as a Program Manager has been to help create a community of support for survivors of suicide and homicide loss.

The program provides individual and group supports after a suicide or homicide loss.

Alex has provided a number of local and national workshops on suicide loss and traumatic loss.

Alex came to this work after the suicide loss of his sister.

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