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Information and Support

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in Sudden Death: My Sister’s Silent Killer, the following organisations may be able to help.


SADS UK offers support and information to families who have been affected by the unexpected and premature sudden death of a loved one.
Phone: 01277 811215

Visit the SADS UK website


CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) offers help, support and counselling to families where there has been a sudden cardiac death of an apparently fit and healthy young person (Sudden Death Syndrome)

Phone: 01737 363 222

Visit the CRY website

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation provides care, support and a range of information for everyone living with heart disease.

Phone: 0300 330 3311

Visit the British Heart Foundation website


Sudden is an early intervention service providing emotional and practical support following an unexpected bereavement.

Phone: 0800 2600 400

Visit the Sudden website

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care provides support after the death of someone close including face to face, telephone, group support, as well as bereavement support for children.

Phone: 0808 808 1677 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
0808 802 6161 (Scotland)

Visit the Cruse Bereavement Care website


Hopeagain (Cruse for young people) - support for children and young people affected by the death of someone close.
Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm)

Visit the Hopeagain website

The National Bereavement Partnership

The National Bereavement Partnership provides a support helpline, counselling referral and befriending service for all those suffering from bereavement, grief, living loss, mental health issues, and those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Phone: 0800 448 0800

Visit The National Bereavement Partnership website