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The Cruse leaflets and booklets below are either aimed at parents and carers or at young people themselves.

See also our young people's website Hope Again and our resources for parents and carers.

Booklets for adults

 

After someone dies - a booklet for young people

A leaflet about death, bereavement and grief for young people. 

For children when someone dies / Ar gyfer plant wedi i rywun farw

A short explanatory leaflet about grief for children and young people, in both Welsh and English.

My mother died

A leaflet for older children and teenagers about feelings and problems after the death of a mother.

My father died

A leaflet for older children and teenagers about feelings and problems after the death of a father.

When someone you love dies

Designed especially for younger (primary school age) children, this little booklet carries simple, reassuring messages about bereavement and how it may affect a young person. 

An inquest for Mr Rabbit

Designed especially for younger (primary school age) children, this little booklet explains the process of a Coroner's inquest. The story tells how Mr Rabbit died on holiday in France, and what happened afterwards in simple language. 

Supporting bereaved children

A booklet for adults caring for a bereaved child, whether a parent, family member or professional carer. This short booklet describes and seeks to explain some of the ways in which bereavement can affect children's behaviours, and the support they may find most helpful.

Schools pack: after someone dies

A pdf version of our resource pack for teachers and other professionals working with bereaved children and young people.