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Coping with grief and bereavement

Advice and resources on how to provide the best support to someone you know who is bereaved, and information and guidance for people who are struggling with their own grief.

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Supporting a child through bereavement

How do you support a bereaved child? Should children come to the funeral? Find guidance on these questions when supporting a child who has been bereaved.

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Sue Ryder Online Bereavement Community

You are not alone. If someone you love is dying or has died, our Online Bereavement Community is a place to share experiences, ask questions and chat to people who understand.

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Online Bereavement Counselling Service

If you are struggling with the loss of a loved one our online bereavement service provides free and professional video counselling, for support during the most difficult times.

Video: Grace Woodward's story

Grace Woodward, stylist and Sue Ryder ambassador, opens up about her experience of grief. Grace's mum died when her son was just 8 weeks old.

Video: Lottie Tomlinson's story

Lottie Tomlinson - social media influencer and Sue Ryder ambassador - opens about her experience of grief after the deaths of her mum and sister.