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There are a number of organisations which may be able to offer you support if you have been touched personally by suicide, which are listed here.
For information on general bereavement services, please see the 'Bereavement' section on our Resources page.
General information is available from GOV.UK regarding what to do after a death.
The Coroners' Courts Support Service can offer practical and emotional support before and during a Coroners Inquest
Guide To Coroner Services (England & Wales) This booklet is for you if someone close to you has died and their death has been reported to the coroner. The law states that certain types of deaths have to be notified to a coroner. Many people find it helpful to have information in a written format as well as being given information face to face or over the phone. You may also find this information helpful if you are called as a witness at an inquest or are interested in the coronial process. This booklet is issued under section 42 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009. It is guidance and does not cover every possible situation that may arise. Please be aware that in most legal situations a person who has died is referred to as the deceased. This convention has been used in this booklet. Coroners and their staff understand that the person who has died was a unique individual. (Welsh version)
THE SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT PARTNERSHIP
PAPYRUS is part of the Suicide Bereavement Support Partnership.
Everyone bereaved or affected by suicide should be offered and receive timely and appropriate support.
The Suicide Bereavement Support Partnership (SBSP) is the hub for those organisations and individuals working across the UK to support people, who have been bereaved by suicide.
“We believe that everyone bereaved or affected by suicide, of whatever age, should always be offered and receive timely and appropriate support and be able easily to access a choice of appropriate local and national information, guidance and support to enable them to manage the impact of the death on their lives.”
All SBSP members are committed to making this a reality.
The members of SBSP aim to work collaboratively to:
SBSP aims to achieve these aims through: