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The death of a loved one can be devastatingBereavement affects people in different ways. There's no right or wrong way to feel. Talking and sharing your feelings with someone can help. 

You can access more information and support from the following organisations:

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies SandsSands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide is the only national charity providing dedicated support to adults who have been bereaved by suicide Child Death HelplineThe Child Death Helpline is offers support to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, under any circumstances, however recent or long ago.

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement
        The Compassionate FriendsThe Compassionate Friends is a charitable organisation dedicated to the support and care of others who have suffered the death of a child or children of any age and from any cause.

The Bereavement Trust is a National Freephone Helpline, operating every evening of the year - 0800 435 455

You may also benefit from these two self help guides:
You could also read these self-help books - clicking on the cover will open a preview on Google Books:

Alex James (2004)

Available on the book