Grief is a very personal thing and after a bereavement, we can experience a huge range of emotions. We hope that over time feelings of intense sorrow ease and it becomes possible for us to come to terms with our loss and start to remember the good times over the sadness. But for all of us at times, grief can seem overwhelming, and we may want to seek support to begin to move forward again. We have listed some organisations and services that offer a range of support for people that have suffered a bereavement and are finding it hard to cope with their grief.

Support services

NHS Helpline: 0800 260 0400
For anyone whose loved one has died in hospital

Cruse: 0808 808 1677
Emotional support and trained bereavement volunteers

Childline: 0800 11 11
24-hour confidential support to children & young people under 19

Samaritans: 116 123
Available to anyone that feels unable to cope with any situation

Sibling Support:

Widowed and Young:

The Loss Foundation:

The Good Grief Trust: