Bereavement is never an easy experience for any person or family. When someone you care about dies, even if it was expected, it is often hard to take in.
You may find that everything seems unreal, you may respond to things in an unusual way - feeling numb, bewildered and lost. There are many decisions and arrangements to make in a short space of time. This can also be difficult.
The bereavement service at Chesterfield Royal offers practical help, advice and support. It is the central point of contact for bereaved relatives in the first few days after the death of a loved one.
You can contact the bereavement service on 01246 512711.
There is also a counselling directory that can be accessed by logging onto www.counselling-directory.org.uk to open up a wide support network that enables you to find a counsellor close by. The site also features a section on emotional disorders