Organisations, websites and apps
Bereavement and loss
The MK Bereavement Parents Group
Founded by parents brought together by the loss of a child (whatever the age of the child).
The overall aim is to help each other deal with the situation we all thought we would never have to face. If you need some support please come along.
For more information contact them through email or their website
The Good Grief Trust signpost to all other bereavement organisations and practical advice and tips to support you.
Widowed and Young
Cruse Bereavement Care
Apart of me is an app which is set out as a game and supports young people with loss and bereavement
This website offers support and a useful booklet around death from alcohol or drug addiction.
Bereavement - DrugFAM
This website offers support for those bereaved through drug or alcohol use. There is a wealth of resources on here alongside links to others organisations that may be able to offer support.
Welcome to BEAD | The BEAD Project
Youth Information Service (YiS) An organisation for young people to support their mental health and wellbeing. Their help and advice page contains useful help, advice and apps.
Kooth is an online Mental Wellbeing community.
Calm Harm is an app that can aid young people who have the urge to self-harm by giving them alternative activities to do. Home - Calm Harm App
Child Bereavement UK have a whole host of very useful resources for families affected by the death of a loved one. They have created some resources specifically related to the coronavirus and various difficulties that may arise because of it.
Winstons Wish a national child bereavement organisation have written some advice around supporting those affected by death during the pandemic and provides some alternative ways to say good bye to loved ones at this time.
There are many books now that helps children to understand the coronavirus. This book is particularly good at explaining it as it does also discuss that the virus can cause death. The illustrator is well known Axel Sheffler
We also understand that anxiety has been heightened during the pandemic
Other useful services
If you find yourself as a lone or single parent, then this website offers advice and support
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If you need general advice about finances, work, benefits, the law, housing, family, health or other aspects in your life, then the citizen’s advice website may help you