Traumatic bereavement | Cruse Bereavement Care

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When someone we care about dies in a sudden and/or traumatic situation, there are some common reactions and feelings you may experience in the hours, days, weeks and months afterwards. These feelings can sometimes be very strong and frightening.

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When someone dies by suicide, the grieving process can be more complex and difficult to resolve. 

Where to find help

In a crisis someone close to you may have died unexpectedly and you may have witnessed traumatic scenes. 

How to cope

During the global coronavirus pandemic we are facing a tragic loss of life, often under very difficult circumstances. Being bereaved can be a lonely time, and isolation and restrictions due to the pandemic can make it more difficult. 

Coronavirus, grief and trauma