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How to assess Loss and bereavement

Are you coping with loss and bereavement?

Loss is something that everyone experiences at some point in their life. This may be because you’ve lost a loved one, or because you’ve experienced a difficult life event such as the loss of a relationship, loss of your health or your home.

Grief might be a new experience for you, or you may have experienced it before. Either way, understanding some of the experiences shared with other people can help you cope with your own loss and bereavement.

Here are some of the experiences people often describe when they’re dealing with loss:

Feelings you might have

How your body might feel

Thoughts you might have

Things you might do

If  these sound familiar, you can find out more about coping with loss and bereavement in the ‘Learn’ section of this website.  You’ll find some helpful advice in the ‘Manage’ section too.

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