Supporting you through bereavement

Supporting you through bereavement

Most people experience grief when they lose someone close to them. Bereavement, grief and loss can cause many different symptoms and can have serious long-lasting effects on people. Grief can affect us emotionally, physically, socially and in various practical areas of our life.

Over the last few years, many of us, unfortunately, have experienced bereavement and loss, either at work or in our personal lives. While grief is a normal, healing emotion, experiencing it can be overwhelming.

We have a range of bereavement support available for you if you need it.

Bereavement helplines

Coping with bereavement and grief​

Coping with suicide bereavement  

All bereavement and grief can be emotionally traumatic and devastating. But suicide loss often brings additional emotions to navigate, making the grieving process more difficult. If you are struggling with suicide bereavement, there is a range of help available:

If you need urgent mental health support and advice:

  • Call NHS 111 for physical or mental health emergencies (available 24/7)
  • Samaritans: call 116 123 (available 24/7)
  • SHOUT85258: text 'SHOUT' to 85258 (available 24/7)

Always dial 999 in an emergency or, to contact the Police in a non-emergency, use 101.