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Here are the resources we found for bereavement for young people:

Highs and Lows

When his mom died, it hit him hard. Louis Choules, also known as CY, bottled his emotions up because he didn’t trust anyone. He turned to drinking and getting into fights which he regrets now. He created this song in partnership with Fixers to explain his bereavement and to help others think about how bereavement affects them.

The Missing Piece

Imogenn and Fixers have come together to make this video to help young people who might struggle to cope with the loss of a loved one. Grief will never leave you entirely, but speaking to people might help you if you are struggling with bereavement.

The Grieving Process – Coping with Death

This is a short 4 minute 13 seconds long video, which breaks grief down into 5 stages. These stages are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. This video uses animation to describe grief and how it can affect an individual.

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.

A Relative or Friend has just been Diagnosed with Cancer

Cancer can be devastating but understanding what to expect, knowing what to say and do, can often be a challenge. This episode of Zumos gives you this understanding so that you can be of a real support in a time of need.

A Relative or Friend is about to Die from Cancer

Knowing a relative or friend is about to die from cancer is a difficult time that stirs up many emotions. Knowing how to be supportive and dealing with your own emotions at the same time is a challenge. This message from Zumos will give you an idea of what to expect and how to be supportive.

Coping with Grief

Feelings of grief and loss are often overwhelming leaving us to believe there is no reason to move forward for. Zumos hopes to present you with some simple options to help you feel that things can change for the better.

How can I Cope with Death?

Even though we know that death comes to us all, it doesn’t make it any easier, but with a little knowledge and some useful tools, perhaps Zumos can assist with one of the most difficult things we will ever have to deal with.

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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.

Grief for Young People

Experience the death of someone close, like a parent or sibling is life’s biggest challenge. Grief Encounter provide tailored information for young people who have recently been bereaved.

Bereavement

Everyone reacts differently to the shock that someone they know has died. There’s no right way to grieve, and everyone has got different ways of dealing with their feelings. The Campaign Against Living Miserably is here to provide help and advice through what could be a difficult time.

Dealing with Important Days after Someone’s Died

Losing a loved one is hard, but it can be even more tough to process on anniversaries or holidays. The Mix spoke to Victoria McCormick who lost her dad as a teenager, from the Youth Advisory Group at Cruse Bereavement Care. This webpage cover how you should feel, how you can talk to others and how to support family and friends who might be having a tough time.

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Talking to Grief: A Poem from Heath Park HeadStarter, Uzair

(Featured resource)One of our Heath Park HeadStarters, Uzair, has written an astonishing moving poem titled ‘Talking to Grief’. The poem reflects on his feelings following the death of a childhood friend in Pakistan.

3 Ways to Cope with Anticipatory Grief

Anticipatory grief is reacting to a loss that has not happened yet. This can include things such as a parent’s inevitable death or leaving to go to university. It is essentially pre-mourning. Anticipatory grief takes the form of anxiety, dread and guilt towards the future.

Highs and Lows

When his mom died, it hit him hard. Louis Choules, also known as CY, bottled his emotions up because he didn’t trust anyone. He turned to drinking and getting into fights which he regrets now. He created this song in partnership with Fixers to explain his bereavement and to help others think about how bereavement affects them.

The Missing Piece

Imogenn and Fixers have come together to make this video to help young people who might struggle to cope with the loss of a loved one. Grief will never leave you entirely, but speaking to people might help you if you are struggling with bereavement.

The Grieving Process – Coping with Death

This is a short 4 minute 13 seconds long video, which breaks grief down into 5 stages. These stages are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. This video uses animation to describe grief and how it can affect an individual.

A Relative or Friend has just been Diagnosed with Cancer

Cancer can be devastating but understanding what to expect, knowing what to say and do, can often be a challenge. This episode of Zumos gives you this understanding so that you can be of a real support in a time of need.

A Relative or Friend is about to Die from Cancer

Knowing a relative or friend is about to die from cancer is a difficult time that stirs up many emotions. Knowing how to be supportive and dealing with your own emotions at the same time is a challenge. This message from Zumos will give you an idea of what to expect and how to be supportive.

Coping with Grief

Feelings of grief and loss are often overwhelming leaving us to believe there is no reason to move forward for. Zumos hopes to present you with some simple options to help you feel that things can change for the better.

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.

Grief for Young People

Experience the death of someone close, like a parent or sibling is life’s biggest challenge. Grief Encounter provide tailored information for young people who have recently been bereaved.

Bereavement

Everyone reacts differently to the shock that someone they know has died. There’s no right way to grieve, and everyone has got different ways of dealing with their feelings. The Campaign Against Living Miserably is here to provide help and advice through what could be a difficult time.

Blog / personal article

Talking to Grief: A Poem from Heath Park HeadStarter, Uzair

(Featured resource)One of our Heath Park HeadStarters, Uzair, has written an astonishing moving poem titled ‘Talking to Grief’. The poem reflects on his feelings following the death of a childhood friend in Pakistan.

3 Ways to Cope with Anticipatory Grief

Anticipatory grief is reacting to a loss that has not happened yet. This can include things such as a parent’s inevitable death or leaving to go to university. It is essentially pre-mourning. Anticipatory grief takes the form of anxiety, dread and guilt towards the future.

Highs and Lows

When his mom died, it hit him hard. Louis Choules, also known as CY, bottled his emotions up because he didn’t trust anyone. He turned to drinking and getting into fights which he regrets now. He created this song in partnership with Fixers to explain his bereavement and to help others think about how bereavement affects them.

The Missing Piece

Imogenn and Fixers have come together to make this video to help young people who might struggle to cope with the loss of a loved one. Grief will never leave you entirely, but speaking to people might help you if you are struggling with bereavement.

The Grieving Process – Coping with Death

This is a short 4 minute 13 seconds long video, which breaks grief down into 5 stages. These stages are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. This video uses animation to describe grief and how it can affect an individual.

A Relative or Friend has just been Diagnosed with Cancer

Cancer can be devastating but understanding what to expect, knowing what to say and do, can often be a challenge. This episode of Zumos gives you this understanding so that you can be of a real support in a time of need.

A Relative or Friend is about to Die from Cancer

Knowing a relative or friend is about to die from cancer is a difficult time that stirs up many emotions. Knowing how to be supportive and dealing with your own emotions at the same time is a challenge. This message from Zumos will give you an idea of what to expect and how to be supportive.

Coping with Grief

Feelings of grief and loss are often overwhelming leaving us to believe there is no reason to move forward for. Zumos hopes to present you with some simple options to help you feel that things can change for the better.

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.

Grief for Young People

Experience the death of someone close, like a parent or sibling is life’s biggest challenge. Grief Encounter provide tailored information for young people who have recently been bereaved.

Bereavement

Everyone reacts differently to the shock that someone they know has died. There’s no right way to grieve, and everyone has got different ways of dealing with their feelings. The Campaign Against Living Miserably is here to provide help and advice through what could be a difficult time.

Blog / personal article

Talking to Grief: A Poem from Heath Park HeadStarter, Uzair

(Featured resource)One of our Heath Park HeadStarters, Uzair, has written an astonishing moving poem titled ‘Talking to Grief’. The poem reflects on his feelings following the death of a childhood friend in Pakistan.

3 Ways to Cope with Anticipatory Grief

Anticipatory grief is reacting to a loss that has not happened yet. This can include things such as a parent’s inevitable death or leaving to go to university. It is essentially pre-mourning. Anticipatory grief takes the form of anxiety, dread and guilt towards the future.