Young Man in Therapy
"It was easy to open up. It was supportive and constructive for myself. When I first came, I had no direction and through counselling I was able to work it out.”
Jack, aged 17

USEFUL INFORMATION, WEBSITES AND FURTHER READING

Practical Information

 

Information about what to do when someone dies

 

Obtaining a death certificate following a death in Kingston Hospital

How to register a death in Kingston upon Thames

Information on funerals, cremations and cemeteries in Kingston upon Thames

Bereavement and Mental Health Services

Download the Directory of Counselling Services in Kingston upon Thames

 

Cruse Bereavement Care

www.cruse.org.uk     

National Grief Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Samaritans

www.samaritans.org     

24-hour Helpline: 116 123

 

Sudden

www.sudden.org

Bereavement Helpline: 0800 260 0400

Child Death Helpline

www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

Helpline: 0800 282 986

The Way Foundation

www.widowedandyoung.org.uk

Support for people under 50 who have lost a partner

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust - Crisis Support

www.swlstg.nhs.uk/patients-carers/crisis-support

24-hour Mental Health Support Line: 0800 028 8000

Children and Young People

Hope Again

www.hopeagain.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care website for young people

Winston's Wish

www.winstonswish.org

Support following the death of a parent or sibling

Child Bereavement UK

www.childbereavementuk.org

Support when a child grieves or a child dies 

Childhood Bereavement Network

www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk

Hub for professionals working with bereaved children 

 

Further Reading

 

Guidance on coping with bereavement

 

Read more about how children respond to bereavement

Talking to children about funerals and cremation

Advice for young people on moving up to secondary school

Books and publications about bereavement for children, young people and professionals