Information Sheets

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Support for adults

Helping yourself through grief

How we grieve

Looking after yourself


What friends and family can do

Women, men and grief

When bereavement enters the workplace

Returning to work after the death of your baby or child: guidance for employees

Returning to work when a baby or child has died: guidance for employers

Managing Christmas

Support for children and young people

A teenage guide to coping with bereavement

How children and young people grieve

Children’s understanding of death at different ages

Explaining to young children that someone has died

Explaining miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of a newborn baby to young children

Supporting bereaved children under 5 years of age

What helps grieving children and young people

When someone special dies – under 7

When someone special dies – 7-11

When someone special dies – young people

When your partner has died: supporting your children

Explaining funerals, burial and cremation to children

Death of a baby

When your baby dies – a particular sort of grief

Explaining miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of a newborn baby to young children

Saying goodbye to your baby or child

Death of a child

Maintaining your physical wellbeing – support for bereaved parents

Traumatic and sudden death

Supporting children after a frightening event


When a parent is not expected to live: Supporting children

When a sibling is not expected to live: Supporting children


The death of a grandchild

When a grandparent dies: the impact on children and young people

Gypsy and traveller families

Grief and bereavement in Gypsy and Traveller families

Special educational needs

Supporting bereaved children and young people with Autism Spectrum disorders (ASD)