First Steps

First Steps

Guilt, Confusion, Sadness, Depression, Frustration, Fear, Anger, Vulnerability, Longing, Hopelessness, Pining, Yearning, Loss of Appetite, Tension, Sleeping Problems, Irritability, Exhaustion, Apathy, Lack of Concentration……

Is this you?

Do you have some of these symptoms? An untimely death can shake even the most balanced families.

What can you do about it?

  • Confide in family and friends
  • Allow yourself time to grieve
  • Call HiB who will send a visitor, a listening ear

“Talking about these emotions…may help.”

​”Grief is the price you pay for love”
Grief is a normal, essential response to the death of a loved one.  At times your emotions may be like being on a roller coaster! Talking about these emotions rather than bottling them up may help.

Practical  Help                    

What to do when a death occurs.

Make a checklist:

​Visit the governmental advice page (click here), which will take you through the various steps. 

​Stop unwanted direct mail to a deceased person: 

Link to the Bereavement Register’s website or contact them at this address: 

The Bereavement Register®
TN13 1XR

Tel: 01732 467940
Tel: 0800 082 1230 – 24 hour automated registration service
Fax: 01732 460036