Help and Advice

A range of info and advice concerning your health and well-being including sexual and mental health and safety.

Everyone experiences grief in different ways. The loss of someone close to you will naturally lead you to grieve, and this is a necessary aspect of healing and acceptance of loss.

Sources of Help

For help in dealing with loss and bereavement The Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust have produced an excellent self help booklet for bereavement that you can access here.

Cruse provides advice, information and support to anyone who has been bereaved. You can call the Nation Helpline on 0844 477 9400 from 9.30am to 5.00pm on Mondays and Fridays, and from 9.30am to 8.00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays or you can email

The Bereavement Advice Centre offers a free helpline and web-based information service with practical information and advice on the many issues and procedures that face us after the death of someone close. For more information please call 0800 634 9494.


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