Mental Health Grief, Loss and Bereavement in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Mental Health Grief, Loss and Bereavement

AgeUK - Coping With Bereavement

An article on coping when someone dies and grief; offers booklets to download.

Army Widows' Association

Offering comfort, support and friendship to the widows and widowers of service men and women. Features event details and advice.

At A Loss

Provides the UK's 'one stop shop' website for finding bereavement support.

BEAD (Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs)

A source of information, support and hope for anyone whose loved one has died as a result of drug or alcohol use, and includes advice on overcoming grief and practical aspects of a bereavement as well as personal accounts that show people they are not alone.

The Bereavement Register

Provides a service to help reduce the amount of direct mail to those who have died.

The Coroners' Courts Support Service

The CCSS is a registered charity whose trained volunteers offer emotional and practical support to bereaved families, witnesses and others attending an Inquest at the Coroner's Court.


Delivers counselling services to a wide range of adults and children who have experienced or are facing loss.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Helping people bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Leaflets, bereavement explained plus local contacts.

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland

Provides support and counselling to promote the well-being of bereaved people in Scotland; includes a guide to their services, resources, volunteer opportunities, and contacts.

Cruse Bereavement Research

National UK charity which provides support. bereavement research; includes information on conferences and symposia as well as current research projects. CruseCare

Disaster Action

Provides resources and information for the bereaved and survivors of major disasters that occur in the UK and overseas.

The Good Grief Project

Bereavement charity dedicated to understanding grief as an active and creative process. Provide support to families grieving after the untimely death of a loved one.

Green Widow

Presents a book, free to download, following the experiences of five women who were pregnant when they were widowed.

Grief Recovery Method (UK)

Provides education in the Grief Recovery Method to individual grievers and those who wish to help others recover from loss.

The Harvey Hext Trust- A Siblings Wish

Supporting children who have lost a Sibling by providing them with bespoke personalised wooden Memory boxes and Memory bears.

Jewish Bereavement Counselling Service

Offers confidential counselling to individuals, couples, children and families in the Jewish Community who are experiencing loss.

The Loss Foundation

UK charity dedicated solely to providing bereavement support following the loss of a loved one to cancer, whether that be spouses, family members, friends or colleagues.

Merry Widow

Features a concise and in parts light-hearted guide to coping with life as a widow; also features the author's personal diary and a message board.

Muslim Bereavement Support Service

A non-profit organisation serving the Muslim community by supporting bereaved women who have lost a loved one.

The Nottinghamshire Bereavement Trust

Offers a freephone helpline plus newsletters and an Asian language helpline.

Petal Support Limited

Petal Support (People Experiencing Trauma and Loss) is a Scottish charity funded by Scottish Government to provide support and Counselling to people who have suffered a loss through murder culpable homicide or suicide.

RAF Widows' Association

A national charity for women and men who have lost their spouse or partner whilst serving in the RAF at the time of their death or who died within two years of leaving the RAF.


Aims to help children and young people find ways to cope after bereavement. Includes interactive tools, a message board and lots of articles, advice and suggestions on ways to remember a loved one.

Road Victims Trust

A registered charity offering a range of free support services to residents of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire who have been affected by fatal road collisions.

SCARD - Support and Care After Road Death and Injury

Offers a range of emotional and practical support for people who have been bereaved, injured or affected by road death or injury; includes information resources, details of their helpline, and contacts.


A global charitable initiative by Brake, the road safety charity, sharing best practice, research and resources among professionals and carers who work with suddenly bereaved people.

Sue Ryder Online Community

Online forum where bereaved adults can exchanges messages, share feelings and support each other. It's a free service, accessible 24/7 via computer, smart phone or tablet, and you can choose an anonymous screen name. Moderated by Sue Ryder to ensure a safe and supportive environment.

Support For The Bereaved

Government information to help bereaved families, friends or next of kin make important decisions after a Covid-19 death. Explains the next steps, answers questions, and lists extra help and support that is available.

Twinless Twins Support Group International

Serving in support of twins who suffer from the loss of companionship of their twin through death or estrangement.

Veterans Bereavement Support

A community-based organisation providing free advice and information for all those who have served or have served in the Armed Forces and Merchant Navy over the years and also support the Emergency Services family.

War Widows' Association of Great Britain

Campaigns to improve the conditions of War Widows and their dependants in Great Britain. Includes membership information, news and events. WarWidowsAssoc

Way Up

A self help group created to support the needs of Widowed people over the age of 50. Includes a forum, links, and contacts.

WAY Widowed & Young

Only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner died. It's a self-help group run by a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age themselves, so they understand exactly what other members are going through.

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