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Support with Loss and bereavement

With support from the people in your life and maybe with a little help from other sources, such as the resources on this website, you’ll most likely find ways to cope with your loss and move forward.   

However, grief takes time - usually much longer than you expect and certainly longer than many of the people around you expect. However, if you’re worried about the way that you’re coping, or if you have concerns about your mental health more generally and need further support, please get in touch with your GP in the first instance.   

See the Lothian Health and Social Care partnership’s sites for locally available support: 

 

iThrive Edinburgh logo

The ‘iThrive’ website focuses on support available Edinburgh wide – search for what local support is available to meet your needs here 

 

‘midspace’ is Midlothian’s online source of mental health and wellbeing information – search for what local support is available to meet your needs here  

 

‘eastspace’ is East Lothian’s online source of mental health and wellbeing information – search for what local support is available to meet your needs here

 

‘westspace’ is West Lothian’s online source of mental health and wellbeing information – search for what local support is available to meet your needs here 

 

The following National organisationsspecifically focus on loss and bereavement and may also be helpful: 

Most of the organisations below are able to provide support relating to loss during the Covid-19 pandemic. Contact them or look at their website to find out more.

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