This page offers versions of our free leaflets for adults to view online or download.
A leaflet and poster which can be downloaded and printed on A4 paper. They outline how to contact Cruse for support, and the leaflet also explains a little about grief and offers some suggestions which might help.
This is an 18 page booklet to help you in bereavement, with information about what you might be feeling, how you can take care of yourself, how as a friend or relative you can help others in their bereavement, looking to the future, and about how to help bereaved children and young people.
A six page leaflet to help you when someone close to you may have died in sudden and/or traumatic circumstances. You may have witnessed the death, or the deaths and injury of others. This leaflet explains some common reactions and sources of help.
A death by suicide can be particularly distressing because of the circumstances in which it occurs: often it is unexpected and unexplained, and the bereaved may feel even more isolated because of other people's reactions. This booklet seeks to help the person bereaved by suicide find their way through difficult and distressing feelings.
Adults who lose a parent often experience profound grief yet society expects them to take the death in their stride. This Cruse publication explores some of the often complex issues involved.