At the end of life

Coping with bereavement

You may experience a range of emotional and physical symptoms after your relative or friend has died.

  • Grief

    Grief is a word for how we may feel after the death of someone close to us.

  • Symptoms of grief

    You may experience a range of emotional and physical symptoms after your relative or friend has died.

  • Your feelings

    People describe having many different feelings after someone close to them has died.

  • Things you can try that may help

    Different people will find different types of support helpful after a relative or friend has died.

  • Moving on

    While life will never be quite the same, most people find that as time passes they begin to adjust.

  • Prolonged grief

    If you continue to be overwhelmed by your feelings of grief, it is important to get help and support.