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National Grief Awareness Week

2 to 8 December 2024 marks National Grief Awareness Week. Learn more about what grief is and where you can get support.

When is National Grief Awareness Week

What is grief?

Related resources

Talking cancer podcast: cancer and grief

Cancer, grief and picking up the pieces podcast

In this podcast Angie meets Chris, who explains how he coped with grief and his cancer diagnosis. Later, Angie talks to Boots’ Chief Pharmacist, Marc Donovan, about his own experience and the practical support available when dealing with loss.

Where can I get support?

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Online community

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Macmillan support line

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Financial support

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Support groups

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Additional support

How you can help Macmillan Cancer Support