Support for people bereaved by suicide


When someone takes their own life, relatives and friends can be left feeling grief-stricken, shocked, guilty and a range of other emotions that can be difficult to talk about.  There is advice and help to support you through the trauma of a death by suicide:


Help Is At Hand
This is a free resource by Public Health England and the National Suicide Prevention Alliance designed for people bereaved by suicide and other sudden, traumatic death.

Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care provides counselling and support. They also have a helpline for young people.

The Samaritans
As well as providing a general helpline, the Samaritans have groups in some areas for people who have been bereaved by suicide. You can contact them by phone, email or post.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide provides emotional and practical support to those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. There is a national helpline as well as local groups across the country.

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