This information has been taken from the national cruse.org.uk website, a charity which supports those who have experienced bereavement.
Children and young people may react in a number of ways to the death of someone close. They may experience:
They are also likely to experience a range of physical responses.
In Surrey young people experiencing bereavement can also visit:
We offer one to one bereavement support to adults, children and young people who have been affected by the death of someone close to them, from a team of trained Bereavement Volunteers. Our service is free, confidential and available to anyone whatever their culture, race, religious persuasion or sexual orientation.
We have two branches: Epsom, Ewell and Mole Valley; and South East Surrey. Contact us to find out more.
Information, advice and guidance to help support bereaved children and young people and those facing the death of a loved one. We support families across Surrey, parts of West Sussex, Kent and surrounding areas.
There is lots of information available here for parents/carers who are helping a child cope with bereavement.