Remembering a loved one after their death

Geoff ran a marathon with his father’s name on his back

What Geoff found helpful

Do

  • remember, grief lasts as long as it lasts
  • try to do something in your loved one’s memory

Find support for grief

There is a bereavement and grief self-help guide available to help you cope with the experience of bereavement and grief.

Palliative Care Scotland have information about palliative care.

Run for Charity helps you to find events to take part in and raise money for a charity that matters to you.

Contact your GP practice if:

  • you want to speak to someone about your mental health

If you need urgent help, phone 111 and choose the mental health option to speak to the mental health hub.

In an emergency phone 999. 

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