Who can I talk to ?

Cruse Bereavement Care run their Freephone National Helpline on 0808 808 1677 and offers emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement. This line is open Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when Cruse are open until 8pm. 

Citizen's Advice provide free, confidential and impartial advice on a range of different issues. You can find your nearest centre here or contact their adviceline on 03444 111 444 (England) or 03444 77 20 20 (Wales).

Samaritans helpline is for anyone with concerns, worries or troubles. They can help you talk through anything that is troubling you, and offer help and support. They can be contacted on 116 123 (UK & ROI) for free, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. 

Drug and alcohol specific bereavement support is delivered by Rebound in Portsmouth, DrugFam in High Wycombe, SWADS in Swindon, and Bereavement through Addiction in Bristol.


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