For grieving families, addiction can be another loss

For grieving families, addiction can be another loss

When lost in the depths of grief it can seem impossible to go on, to get through another day let alone the next hour. Even the next five minutes. Somehow we have to push through, to keep going, to manage. We have to cope. Somehow. There are many things we can do to...
Each in their own time will be the right time

Each in their own time will be the right time

When is the best time for people to benefit from Threads of Life’s programs following a work-related death, serious injury or disease diagnosis? Threads of Life does not contact families directly. Instead we believe that families need to determine for themselves when...
Helping children grieve

Helping children grieve

When you have children you want to protect them. Protect them from harm and any pain. We can’t help but want to make everything okay. The hurt to us as adults is almost unbearable when there are things that we cannot protect them from. Things that you cannot change....
CRPS awareness needs more than just one month

CRPS awareness needs more than just one month

(Posted on November 1, 2016) At Threads of Life we work hard to create awareness: awareness for families affected by workplace tragedy that we are here to help them, and awareness for all of the importance of preventing any further workplace illnesses or injuries....
Volunteer Profile: Mike and Laurie Durant

Volunteer Profile: Mike and Laurie Durant

(Posted on September 20, 2016) I have many favourite moments at the family forums. Especially dear to my heart is watching the new families, from their arrival on Friday nervous and unsure of what to expect, through to leaving on Sunday afternoon knowing they have...