As a society, we are so focused on prolonging life and curing illness that very little thought is given to when we experience the death of someone close to us. The grieving process can often begin while the person is still alive. Individuals who have experienced a death need time to grieve, to remember, and to heal.They also may need help to find information, resources and support.How can the risk of intense and long-lasting grief best be assessed and treated? Can this be prevented / reduced through early bereavement support?
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