Grief resources

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 following the death of a child

The death of a child is one of the most difficult losses anyone can experience. The death of a young child will seem tragic and unfair to their parents, carers, family members and friends. The death of an adult child is also a great loss for parents and also may...

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Grief after the death of a parent

The death of a parent, at any age, is a very significant event. It can challenge your emotional world and your identity. Whether your relationship with them was close and loving, or a difficult one, you are now faced with the need to grieve for someone who has been a...

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Coping with grief

Many people feel such intense emotional pain following a death that they wonder if they can survive. It may be hard to believe in the early days, but the pain does ease and thoughts about the person who has died become more comfortable and the happy memories are treasured. Some...

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