Helping suddenly bereaved people
If you have been bereaved by any kind of sudden death, including by COVID-19 (coronavirus), the information on these pages has been prepared for you.
You can also contact us for help from an experienced case worker.
Call our helpline or send us an email.
If someone’s life, health or safety is at risk
Immediate practical challenges
Coping with the shock
Common emotions and reactions
I’m worried I’ll forget someone who has died
Feelings towards other people
Feelings of loneliness
Faith and spiritual connection
Despair or suicidal thoughts
Physical reactions and needs
Grief support after the early weeks
Help with mental health
Organ and tissue donation
Procedures and paperwork
our support book for adults