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Here are the resources we found for bereavement for parents and families:

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How to Comfort a Grieving Teen – Bridget Park

Bridget Park is a high school senior from Reno, Nevada. Inspired by the tragic loss of her brother, Bridget wrote her debut memoir at the age of 15 in the hopes that her story would encourage others to find healthy ways of grieving. In this talk, Bridget shares her insight on how to comfort a grieving teen.

Men Hurt Too

Grief can happen for a variety of reasons. In this video, Jack wants to encourage grieving fathers to seek support. The loss of a child can be devastating but it is important to talk.

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Explaining to Young Children that Someone has Died

Talking to a young child about death and dying is incredibly difficult and can feel just too hard to do. This is compounded by an adult’s natural instinct to protect children from the tough things in life. In order to make some sense of what has happened children need information and explaining. This information sheet from Child Bereavement UK contains a wealth of information about how to tell a child someone has died, when to tell a child someone has died, and how to explain death to young children.

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The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Winston’s Wish

(Featured resource)Winston’s Wish is a charity that is dedicated to supporting bereaved young people. Every day more than 100 young people experience the loss of a parent. This is the hardest loss anyone has to face, but you are not alone.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care is an organisation designed to provide people who have recently lost a loved one with information and support on grief and their legal duties following a death. When someone close to you dies, the grief you feel can be overwhelming.

Support after Suicide Partnership

The Support after Suicide Partnership is the UK’s national hub for organisations and individuals working across the UK to support people who have bereaved or affected by suicide.

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Physical Symptoms of Grief

This resource is a free to access information leaflet, the resource is available through the Marie Curie website, it is also possible to print this information from the website. This information leaflet has 2 sections, physical symptoms of grief and how to cope.

Bereavement & Loss

This is a free to access resource, with no download, login or subscription requirements. This is an information sheet giving the reader information about bereavement and loss, it includes what is meant by bereavement and loss, and how you can help someone through bereavement.

Supporting Grieving Children

Sudden death can present an additional set of difficulties when talking to a child about someone dying. It often times means that there has been no opportunity to say goodbye which can make the feelings children feel different. This webpage from Child Bereavement UK contains a number of tips to help support children who are going through the grieving process.

Video

How to Comfort a Grieving Teen – Bridget Park

Bridget Park is a high school senior from Reno, Nevada. Inspired by the tragic loss of her brother, Bridget wrote her debut memoir at the age of 15 in the hopes that her story would encourage others to find healthy ways of grieving. In this talk, Bridget shares her insight on how to comfort a grieving teen.

Men Hurt Too

Grief can happen for a variety of reasons. In this video, Jack wants to encourage grieving fathers to seek support. The loss of a child can be devastating but it is important to talk.

Organisation View all organisations

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Winston’s Wish

(Featured resource)Winston’s Wish is a charity that is dedicated to supporting bereaved young people. Every day more than 100 young people experience the loss of a parent. This is the hardest loss anyone has to face, but you are not alone.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care is an organisation designed to provide people who have recently lost a loved one with information and support on grief and their legal duties following a death. When someone close to you dies, the grief you feel can be overwhelming.

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Physical Symptoms of Grief

This resource is a free to access information leaflet, the resource is available through the Marie Curie website, it is also possible to print this information from the website. This information leaflet has 2 sections, physical symptoms of grief and how to cope.

Bereavement & Loss

This is a free to access resource, with no download, login or subscription requirements. This is an information sheet giving the reader information about bereavement and loss, it includes what is meant by bereavement and loss, and how you can help someone through bereavement.

Video

How to Comfort a Grieving Teen – Bridget Park

Bridget Park is a high school senior from Reno, Nevada. Inspired by the tragic loss of her brother, Bridget wrote her debut memoir at the age of 15 in the hopes that her story would encourage others to find healthy ways of grieving. In this talk, Bridget shares her insight on how to comfort a grieving teen.

Men Hurt Too

Grief can happen for a variety of reasons. In this video, Jack wants to encourage grieving fathers to seek support. The loss of a child can be devastating but it is important to talk.

Organisation View all organisations

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Winston’s Wish

(Featured resource)Winston’s Wish is a charity that is dedicated to supporting bereaved young people. Every day more than 100 young people experience the loss of a parent. This is the hardest loss anyone has to face, but you are not alone.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care is an organisation designed to provide people who have recently lost a loved one with information and support on grief and their legal duties following a death. When someone close to you dies, the grief you feel can be overwhelming.

The Youth Wellbeing Directory from the Anna Freud Centre

(Featured resource)The Youth Wellbeing Directory is an online directory of organisations that support young people with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues. You can search by postcode or keywords, and quickly find the details of local organisations and services that can support the needs of young people and families.

Physical Symptoms of Grief

This resource is a free to access information leaflet, the resource is available through the Marie Curie website, it is also possible to print this information from the website. This information leaflet has 2 sections, physical symptoms of grief and how to cope.

Bereavement & Loss

This is a free to access resource, with no download, login or subscription requirements. This is an information sheet giving the reader information about bereavement and loss, it includes what is meant by bereavement and loss, and how you can help someone through bereavement.

Download

Explaining to Young Children that Someone has Died

Talking to a young child about death and dying is incredibly difficult and can feel just too hard to do. This is compounded by an adult’s natural instinct to protect children from the tough things in life. In order to make some sense of what has happened children need information and explaining. This information sheet from Child Bereavement UK contains a wealth of information about how to tell a child someone has died, when to tell a child someone has died, and how to explain death to young children.