Grief and support

You may experience both physical and emotional effects after someone you know has died. Grief is a normal response to the death of someone close. It's often felt as a yearning for the other person. At times the yearning can be so strong that it feels like very real, physical pain.

The death and bereavement section for more information about bereavement, grief and people and organisations that may be able to provide support.

Last updated:
06 August 2020