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Coping with grief and loss

Bereaved man with his daughterPeople learn to adjust to the death of a loved one in different ways. The length of grieving will also vary - it's not unusual for grief to be felt over an extended period.

Where can I get help and support?

The National Health Services Directory is a Government website that lists many services available across South Australia. Have a look at services listed or browse the topics to find more information about grief and places you can go for support.

Information and counselling can be provided by Lifeline Australia. Telephone them on 13 11 14.

Where can I get more information about grief and loss?

GriefLink, an association based in South Australia, has some useful information about death-related grief.

Information on dealing with trauma and grief can be found on the HealthInsite website.

The National Association for Loss and Grief (NALAG) has a DVD for sale -'Speaking from experience video series - grief and older people' and educational material for organisations to use.



 


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Page last updated: 13th February 2014