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Bereavement support for children and young people

If someone important to you has died or they're seriously ill, you can get support to help you cope. You could try talking to:

If you're a parent or carer

If your child has been bereaved you may need support with:

  • talking about death
  • how grief might affect your child
  • helping your child say goodbye
  • questions children might have when someone dies

You'll find information and advice on supporting a bereaved child from:

Help is also available for parents who have been bereaved.

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