Bereavement and Loss

Bereavement and loss of a loved one (such as a family member, friend or pet) can be devastating. People may also feel a sense of loss when an important relationship ends (such as a relationship break up or friendship break down). When someone experiences a bereavement or loss, it can be hard to understand, process, or adjust. They may experience many thoughts and feelings including, sadness, worry, anger, or confusion. If the person they have lost has been unwell, they may experience other feelings such as relief. Some people may not experience any strong feelings at all. There is no right or wrong way to feel think or behave; everyone processes grief differently. Some days they may feel more able to cope than other days.

What it might look like if someone is struggling with bereavement or loss:

Everyone processes grief differently. However, you may notice the following;

Things that might help someone struggling with bereavement or loss:

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