Suicide Bereavement has
been described as “grief
with the volume turned
up”, it’s effects on families,
communities and society
as a whole are devastating
Everyone affected by suicide will have a unique experience through the
grieving process and it is extremely important that timely and appropriate
support is available. Pete’s Dragons provide a bespoke service to anyone in
Devon who has been affected in this way.
How can we help?
Provide a resource pack tailored specifically to your needs
We offer a listening service which can be through face-to-face visits,
over the telephone or even by email, whichever is right for you
Offer practical advice and assistance on issues such as: how to inform
others of the death, dealing with the media, wills and probate, applying for
benefits, funeral arrangements, inquest advice and support and/or anything else
that is causing concern
Source and liaise with other appropriate support services to ensure that
you get the right help for you just when it is really needed
Children and family fun days designed to bring together those with a shared experience and send a clear message that it is ok to smile, have fun and enjoy what life has to offer.
Regular 8 week Grief Recovery courses which teach small and correct steps to resolve grief and say goodbye to the pain, isolation and loneliness caused by significant emotional loss.
Bereavement Counselling at Dragon HQ or another convenient location as required.
Minfullness through play.
Regular workshops and learning events focused towards emotional and physical wellbeing.
We also offer Christmas Hug in a
Hamper and Comfort Grant
options to both break through
the stigma and isolation often
felt after a suicide and assist
those in financial distress.
At a later date you may wish to take advantage of a break in our Holiday
Home in Exmouth where you can relax and begin the process of building new and
If you need advice or support, do not hesitate to Contact Us.