The grief process (PDF version)

Everyone grieves in their own way. Understanding the grief process and what you may experience during this difficult time can help you build strategies to take care of yourself and your family.


What it contains

After losing someone, you and your family may experience a variety of physical and emotional responses. It's important to understand some of the common things people experience when grieving and that no one experience of grief is the same.

This fact sheet explores:

  • reactions you may experience when grieving
  • other feelings you may experience
  • caring for children
  • when to seek immediate help from a healthcare professional
  • alternatives to WorkSafe funded grief counsellors.