Useful Links

SOBS (Survivorsof Bereavement by Suicide)
National Helpline - 0844 561 6855 9am to 9pm every day - Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. SOBS are a self-help organisation. Many of their volunteers have themselves been bereaved by suicide. SOBS aim to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other. SOBS also strive to improve public awareness and maintain contacts with many other statutory and voluntary organisations. Suicide recognises no age, social, ethnic or cultural boundaries - neither do SOBS. Their groups are open to any individual
Sue Ryder Care
Sue Ryder Care is dedicated to helping people get the best from life. We specialise in palliative care, neurological care and homecare. We provide expertise where people need it, maximising and supporting their choices and independence.
Suicide Support Group (Norfold & Norwich)
The Norfolk and Norwich Suicide bereavement support group, established in 1990, offers a safe environment to explore, with others, the whirlpool of emotions following suicide. On occasions people experience difficulty in joining a group therefore we also offer one to one contact and if desired the opportunity to speak with others who have been bereaved by suicide. Sometimes people have a desire to write their thoughts in verse and we believe the following two poems are very meaningful. Contacts: Norman or Linda - 01263 768604
TAMBA (Twins and Multiple Birth Association)
The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a registered charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals. Their campaigns, research and support services directly help thousands of parents and professionals meet the unique challenges that multiple birth families face.
Team Evie Bereavement Support Group - Cockermouth
Are you a bereaved Mum or Dad looking for support following the loss of your baby • The support group is a friendly, safe environment where you can meet other bereaved parents • Parents are welcome at any stage of their grief to join us for a chat and practical support First Thursday of every month - 7 - 8:30 pm in • Victoria Hall, High Sand Lane, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9NA
The Bereavement Register ® (TBR)
If someone you know has died recently or even years ago, The Bereavement Register® can help reduce the amount of direct mail sent to their address, stopping painful daily reminders. Unless companies are informed of a death, they will continue to send promotional mailings about their products and services. By registering with our free service the names and addresses of the deceased are removed from mailing lists, stopping most direct mail within as little as six weeks.
The Ectopic Pregnancy Foundation (Charity no.1122286)
35% women who suffer an ectopic pregnancy are likely to become infertile after. Therefore they are passionate about raising awareness of ectopic pregnancies to prevent such thing from happening. They also run the only fully staffed 24hr helpline for women around the world who are suffering with an ectopic pregnancy.
The Natural Death Centre
If you are looking for help, support, advice or guidance planning a funeral, either for yourself or for someone close to you, the Natural Death Centre Charity is there for you. They are passionate about sharing knowledge, dispelling myths, and empowering everyone who wants to have the best experience possible when it comes to making arrangements for a funeral. They firmly believe that knowledge is power, and that by knowing what is possible, you will be able to make informed choices about what is right for you, your family and for the person who has died. Helpline: 01962 712 690
The Terrance Higgins Trust
Provides help, advice and support for those affected by HIV and AIDS - Much has changed since the early days of HIV and as the shape of the epidemic has changed, so has the Trust. Their existing services have been developed and they have introduced new services to meet changing needs. The Trust have merged with local community-based HIV charities to create a national organisation with the stability and infrastructure capable of ensuring a long-term response to the HIV and sexual health needs.
Therapy Directory
Therapy Directory is a partner site to our very first online support network - Counselling Directory. The idea for Counselling Directory was first kindled when they saw a close friend struggling to find the information required when they were in desperate need of emotional support to help them through a difficult time. Individuals looking for an alternative or complementary therapist will have access to all of the information needed to make a well-informed decision about seeking help.

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