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.
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.
Understanding Grief and Feelings
This fact sheet is available through the Marie Curie website. You can download or print the information sheet, or just read it online. There are 4 sections of the leaflet, these are; What is grief?, Words you may hear, Your feelings and thoughts and external websites.
Grief and Bereavement
Losing someone close, whether they be a relative, friend or lover is hard. Your emotions run haywire while you try to grasp what has happened and the loss you feel seems endless. We can’t bring them back but The Mix will try and help you understand your feelings.
Talking about Death
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 5 sections, these are , talking to adults, talking to friends, finding the right person to talk to, dealing with advice and external websites.
Loss and Grief
Loss means losing something or someone that meant something to us. Grief is what we experience after loss. This might be the losing a family member or loss of a friendship group because of moving schools. Grieving is hard for everyone and it is usually a natural period of significant upset following loss which changes over time. This webpage from The Children’s Society contains information on what grief feels life, what grief looks like at different stages and how to cope with loss.
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 7 sections, these are; Should I see the body?, Should I go to the funeral?, Prepare yourself, Keeping memories alive, Next steps, When bad feelings don’t go away, and external websites.
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.
Death and Loss
It is natural to feel sad, depressed, anxious and angry when someone close to you dies. YoungMinds can help you find support as you come to terms with your loss. Whether you’ve lost a family member, a friend or a much-loved pet, you need space to grieve and come to terms with their death.
When Someone Dies
When someone dies, there is no right or wrong way you should feel. Everyone experiences bereavement differently but you don’t have to cope on your own. On this page you will find information on how to cope when someone dies, when a death is unexpected, reactions to losing someone you love and who you can talk.
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.
Bereavement and Loss
Bereavement refers to the feelings you get when someone close to you passes away. Bereavement is a process that can sometimes take a long time, but ends with acceptance of what has happened and adjusting to life without the person there.