Supporting Your Child with Bereavement, Grief and Loss

Your child may react in different ways to the news that someone has died.  

Further support and guidance is available in this document.

If you have any concerns about your child / young person you can access support through the following contact numbers:

  • NHS 24 111
  • Your child/young person’s GP
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health 0131 446 4871 (office hours)
  • SAMARITANS: 116 123 (this is a free number you can call 24 hrs a day 365 days of the year)
  • Childline 0800 1111 for young people to talk about worries or concerns