Free booklets

Cruse offers a number of free leaflets covering different aspects of bereavement.

The following leaflets are available for you to download and read or print out (click on the images below). To order printed copies, please email: (we may have to make a small charge to cover postage, and for larger quantities there will be a charge for printing costs).

Has Someone Died? Restoring Hope

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.

Coping with Trauma and Loss

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.


Other free booklets