Grief is our response to loss. It is the normal, natural and inevitable response to loss, and it can affect every part of our life, including our thoughts, behaviours, beliefs, feelings, physical health and our relationships with others.
With the support of family and friends, many people adapt to loss well and may not experience intense and persistent feelings; however, for some, the experience of grief can be overwhelming and further support may be helpful.
The following resources have been developed in partnership with Australian Centre Grief and Bereavement:
It’s never too late to seek help. Grief doesn’t have a timeline – it’s okay to admit you are struggling with your grief, whether it be weeks, months, years or even decades after the death.
Where can you find help?
Friends and family
Your GP and/or health professional
Community health service