The loss of a loved one can be devastating, and leave us with feelings of sadness, hopelessness, even anger. The details of the following organisations and helplines are if you or someone close to you have lost someone and feel in need of help, support or someone to talk to.
Cruse Bereavement Cymru is a service offering counselling, information and support to anyone who has been bereaved. It has ten groups in Wales and bereavement counselling, telephone and children's counselling are provided by carefully selected, trained volunteers. Phone them or go to their website for more information, including details of your local group.
The Compassionate Friends offer a helpline and website with forums aimed at parents who have lost a child. There is also a further website set up to offer support to bereaved siblings.
The Child Death Helpline is there for people who've lost a child, no matter when, and need to speak. Go to their website for more details or use the freephone number.
Survivors of Bereavement through Suicide is there to help those who have lost a close relative or friend through suicide. They're a self-help organisation which offers support through the helpline, website and through local groups.
For those who have been widowed under the age of 50, you can contact the WAY Foundation, who offer support locally across the UK, including in Wales. Go to their website for more information.
Confidential emotional support over the phone is available from the Samaritans - anytime, day or night. There's also a Welsh language service available on , open 7pm-11pm every evening.