“127 children experience the death of a parent or sibling every day in the UK,” said a Grief Encounter spokesperson. “This year the UK Commission for Bereavement published the first report on how children, adults, and their families are affected by bereavement in the UK. They found out that a quarter received no support from family, and almost a half received no support from friends. At Grief Encounter we know that families who are flooded with grief have experienced more trauma, more prolonged mourning, and more complex grief reactions.”

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