Supporting people after sudden death including COVID-19

Speakers confirmed for Child Bereavement seminars - 08/03/18

First speakers confirmed for Child Bereavement seminars
We are pleased to announce that speakers have now been confirmed for our upcoming 'Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people' seminars.

Confirmed speakers include:
Manchester: London: These events will be held in Manchester on Thursday 21 June, Birmingham on Thursday 28 June, London on Thursday 5 July and Cardiff on 22 November

Find out more and book your place today
Studies, research and best practice

Bereavement and young adults: Academics from the University of Memphis have explored the effect that time since bereavement can have on levels of grief, resilience and depression in young adults. Read the findings. 
Complicated grief: Researchers have considered the relationship between psychological characteristics and complicated grief. Read the findings.

PTSD and prolonged grief disorder: A new analysis has found that symptoms of prolonged grief disorder can predict symptoms of PTSD, following bereavement. Read the findings.

Bereavement and social support: A new study has reviewed factors that may facilitate or prevent the provision of social support to bereaved people. Read the findings
News and initiatives
Support for people bereaved by suicide

University College London and the Support after Suicide Partnership have collaborated to produce  a new resource titled 'Finding the words'. The guide provides advice on how to best support someone who has been bereaved and affected by suicide.

GET INVOLVED: Download a free of charge copy of the resource
Dying Matters Awareness Week 2018

There are just over two months to go until the 2018 Dying Matters Awareness Week, which will take place from May 14-20. The theme of this year's week is 'What Can You Do... in your community?', and will consider how schools, workplaces and community organisations can best support bereaved people.

Find out more and access resources.
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