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Young Man in Therapy
"It was easy to open up. It was supportive and constructive for myself. When I first came, I had no direction and through counselling I was able to work it out.”
Jack, aged 17


Practical Information


Information about what to do when someone dies


Obtaining a death certificate following a death in Kingston Hospital

How to register a death in Kingston upon Thames

Information on funerals, cremations and cemeteries in Kingston upon Thames

Bereavement and Mental Health Services

Download the Directory of Counselling Services in Kingston upon Thames


Cruse Bereavement Care     

National Grief Helpline: 0808 808 1677


24-hour Helpline: 116 123



Bereavement Helpline: 0800 260 0400

Child Death Helpline

Helpline: 0800 282 986

The Way Foundation

Support for people under 50 who have lost a partner

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust - Crisis Support

24-hour Mental Health Support Line: 0800 028 8000

Children and Young People

Hope Again

Cruse Bereavement Care website for young people

Winston's Wish

Support following the death of a parent or sibling

Child Bereavement UK

Support when a child grieves or a child dies 

Childhood Bereavement Network

Hub for professionals working with bereaved children 

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Support for everyone who cares for or works directly with children and young people


Further Reading


Guidance on coping with bereavement


Read more about how children respond to bereavement

Talking to children about funerals and cremation

Advice for young people on moving up to secondary school

Books and publications about bereavement for children, young people and professionals

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