Grief resources

Grief reactions in carers

A carer is someone who provides care and support for a parent, partner, child, or friend who has a disability, is frail, aged, or who has a chronic mental or physical illness. Carers come from all cultural and social backgrounds and range greatly in age. Some care for love alone;...

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Grief reactions in men

It's very hard not to be influenced by, and to promote, stereotypes in the different ways in which men and women grieve. Yet, we know that men and women tend to grieve in different ways. Australian society has generally expected that men fulfill a protector/provider role, and that women fulfill a...

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Grief reactions in different cultures

A great number or Australians were born outside this country, grew up in different cultural environments, and speak a language other than English as their first language. When someone close to us dies, we mourn this loss inwardly (we might refer to this as the inner experience of grief) but we...

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Grief in young people

Grief that young people experience may often be caused by sudden and tragic deaths. Friends might die suddenly from car accidents, illness, drug overdoses, violence or suicide but parents and other family may also be lost through illness or sudden events. Their deaths may be completely "out of the blue" and come as a major...

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Grief after the death of a parent

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The death of a parent, at any age, is a significant event that can challenge your emotional world and identity. Whether your relationship with them was close and loving, or difficult and complex, you are now faced with the need to grieve for someone who has been a central part...

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Coping with grief

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Coping with grief Many people feel such intense grief following the death of a loved one that they wonder how they will ever learn to cope. There is no road map for grief – every person will grieve a loss in their own way and at their own pace....

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