Grief is a normal emotional response associated with any form of loss. Most of us will experience close personal grief during our lifetime, the intensity of which is often associated with the value we placed on the person we have lost.

Christian Funerals of Sydney can make available professional grief counseling for adults and children. Alternately, there are places you can turn to for help and support at this most difficult of times.

You may wish to do your own research. You will find an excellent resource in the Hornsby & Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital web site:

This information is only a first step to help you cope with your grief, and that of other family members. It is designed to help you identify some of the feelings you may have, and to realize that they are normal and will abate with time. There is also some information on how to look after yourself during this time, and how you can best help a friend or loved one who is going through the grief process themselves.