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26. Specialist contacts for sudden death
      support and guidance

 

AEA Action on Elder Abuse

0808 8088 141

Guidance and information for anyone worried about

abuse of the elderly

Helpline Mon-Fri 9 am - 5 pm

 

ASSIST Trauma and traumatic bereavement support

01788 560 800

Helpline 9 am - 9 pm daily

 

AvMA Action for Victims of Medical Accidents

0845 123 2352

Guidance about clinical negligence

 

CADD Campaign against Drinking and Driving

0845 123 5542

Assistance after drink driving death and injury

 

CROP Coalition for Removal of Pimping

0113 240 3040

Supports parents of children and young people coerced

into sexual exploitation by pimps or pimping networks

 

CRY Cardiac Risk in the Young.

01737 363 222

Information and support after a young (35 & under) sudden

cardiac or

unexplained death.

 

EPILEPSY BEREAVED

01235 772 852

Information and support for people bereaved by epilepsy.

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy SUDEP

 

FSID Foundation for the Study of Infant Death

020 7233 2090

Helpline Mon-Fri 9 am - 11 pm  Sat & Sun 6 pm - 11 pm

 

INQUEST

020 7263 1111

Information and legal advice after deaths in custody and

psychiatric hospitals

 

KNIFECRIMES.ORG

0791 358 426

offer emotional and practical support to bereaved families

through an Online Resource and Nationwide Support

 

PATIENTS ASSOCIATION

0845 608 4455

Guidance on healthcare

Helpline Tues-Fri 10 am - 1 pm  Mon- Tues 1 pm - 4.30 pm

 

PAPYRUS

08000 68 41 41

Operates HOPEline which provides practical advice and

information for suicide prevention.

Helpline Mon-Fri 7 pm - 10 pm   Weekends 2 pm - 5 pm

 

RETHINK

020 8974 6814

National Advice Service. For information to help families who

have lost a relative with mental health problems

 

ROADPEACE

0845 4500 355

Information and guidance after road death and injury      

Helpline 9 am - 9 pm daily

 

SADS UK Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome

01277 230642

Information and support after sudden unexplained death

in children and adults

 

SAMM Support after Murder & Manslaughter

020 7735 388

 

SAMM ABROAD Support after Murder & Manslaughter overseas

0845 123 2384

 

SAMM Merseyside Support after Murder & Manslaughter

0151 207 6767

 

SANDS

0207 436 5881

Supports parents and families whose baby has died, before,

during or shortly after birth

Helpline Mon - Fri 10 am - 5.30 pm

 

SCARD Support and Care After Road Death and Injury

0845 1235542

Helpline 9 am - 9 pm daily

 

SOBS Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

0870 241 3337

Helpline 9 am - 9 pm daily

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