Supporting people after sudden death including COVID-19

Child bereavement seminars, research and initiatives - 09/02/18

'Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people' seminars
We are delighted to confirm that our 'Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people' seminars will return with four dates in 2018. 

The seminars will be held in Manchester on Thursday 21 June, Birmingham on Thursday 28 June, London on Thursday 5 July and Cardiff on Thursday 22 November 2018. 
Led by a variety of academics and expert practitioners, these essential events provide a practical overview of best practice in supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people.

Delegates will be provided with an overview of how children experience grief, and insights into how young people people can best be supported following a bereavement.

Find out more and book your place.

Problematic grief trajectories: A new study has considered early indicators of problematic grief trajectories, following bereavement. Read the findings.
Bereavement and adolescents: Academics have reviewed the impact that the death of a relative or friend can have on adolescents. Read the findings.

Bereavement peer support: A new review has assessed best practice in peer support for bereaved survivors. 
Read the findings.  

Grief and drug bereavement: New research has considered the grief and healing trajectories of drug-death bereaved parents. Read the findings
News and initiatives
Children's Mental Health Week

This year's Children's Mental Health Week is well underway, and is running from 5-11 February. The Week is running on the theme of 'Being Ourselves', and a number of resources are available for schools and groups to raise awareness.
GET INVOLVED: Find out more and download resources.


Coinciding with Safer Internet Day 2018, Papyrus UK have launched a new campaign, '#BedtimeStories'. Tragically, more than 200 schoolchildren die by suicide in the UK every year, and the campaign aims to raise awareness of the relationship between online bullying and suicide ideation in young people.

Find out more and watch the campaign video.
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