This is a free resource from the NHS designed for people bereaved by suicde and other sudden, traumatic death available for download.
Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. The organisation provides counselling and support. It offers information, advice, education and training services. Visit www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk for more details.
Daytime help line: 0844 477 9400
Email support: firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Person’s Helpline: freephone 0808 808 1677
The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is an organisation of bereaved parents and their families offering understanding, support and encouragement to others after the death of a child or children. Their help line is always answered by a bereaved parent who is there to listen and can also put you in touch with a Local Contact and provide information about TCF’s services.
Helpline: 08451 23 23 04 (Every day: 10.00 – 16.00 and 19.00 – 22.00)
Email (information and support): email@example.com
As well as providing a general helpline, the Samaritans have groups in some areas for people who have been bereaved by suicide. Email, telephone (08457 90 90 90 ) or write to them: Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, Chris, PO Box 90 90, Stirling, FK8 2SA.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide provides emotional and practical support to those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. The aim is to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other. It is a self-help organisation and many of those helping have, themselves, been bereaved by suicide. Visit www.uk-sobs.org.uk
National Helpline: 0844 561 6855 (Available 9am – 9pm every day)
Email support: firstname.lastname@example.org