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Bereavement is the experience of losing someone important to us. It's characterised by grief, which is the process and the range of emotions we go through when we experience a loss.

Learn about bereavement, including where to go for support, and suggestions for helping yourself and others with grief.

What is bereavement?

Learn what bereavement means, and some terms you might hear to describe different types of grief.  

What does grief feel like?

Read about how grief can feel and how it affects your mind and body. And learn about different ways of understanding the process of grief. 

Support and self-care

Find organisations who can support with bereavement, and ideas for taking care if yourself if you're experiencing grief.

Losing someone to suicide

If you're bereaved by suicide, you might experience complex feelings and extra struggles while coping with your loss. Learn where you can get support, and find tips to help you cope. 

Helping someone who is grieving

Many of us may struggle to know what to say or do when we're trying to support someone who is grieving. Find tips for supporting someone, while  also looking after yourself. 

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