5 years ago
Edited by Support 5 years ago
I’m sorry to read about the recent loss of your mum at such a young age.
Adapting to life without a loved one can be a challenge and everyone copes
with their loss differently. There is no right or wrong way to grieve but
acknowledging when you are struggling can be the first step to finding and
It’s important to know that you don’t have to go through bereavement
alone and we often hear that knowing who you can talk to or get support from
can be a comfort during this difficult time. We have information on our website
about getting support that you may find useful to take a look at here: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/bereaved-family-friends/dealing-grief/bereavement-or-grief-counselling .
Whilst some people
choose to share how they are feeling with people they are already familiar
with, there are several charities out there that can offer a listening ear and
emotional support, with our Support Line being one of them. If you ever need to
talk to someone about how you are feeling, we are here for you. You can reach
us by sending us a private message us through this online community or get in touch by calling Freephone
0800 090 2309. We are open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and on a Saturday 11am
The Bereavement Trust
are also there to support people that have lost loved ones. Their helpline is
open every evening between 6pm and 10pm. You can contact them by calling 0800
435 455 and visit their website here: http://www.bereavement-trust.org.uk/ .
We’re aware of another organisation called Cruse. Cruse are there to
offer bereavement support and advice over the telephone, via email and face to
face. People often tell us that talking aloud or sharing experiences can help. To see what
local support may be available in your area in the form of bereavement support
groups you can contact Cruse directly by calling 0808 808 1677 or you can visit
their website by clicking here: https://www.cruse.org.uk/cruse-areas-and-branches .
I hope that you will
find some of this information useful to you. If you would like to discuss any
of this further or if you just need to talk to someone, please remember that we
are here to listen. You can also reach us through our web chat function by clicking here: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/marie-curie-support-line
Marie Curie Support Line