Have you lost someone to suicide and finding it extremely painful to deal with? There is always someone in the regiment you can talk to whenever you need them. Remember our motto, ‘Once a Fusilier, Always a Fusilier’. We take great pride in the fact that we are here for one another especially in our time of need.
Bereavement is hard and losing to someone to suicide is even harder. There is no right or wrong way to feel when you have lost someone to suicide, and it is important to remember that there is no timescale to grief if one at all. Life will never be the same again but with time and the right support you will feel different.
You will probably feel a range of emotions including:
MIND guide to bereavement by suicide - https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/bereavement/bereavement-by-suicide/
Cruse Bereavement Care – https://www.cruse.org.uk/get-help/for-military-families
Scotty’s Little Soldiers – a charity for bereaved British Forces Children – https://www.scottyslittlesoldiers.co.uk/
SSAFA – https://www.ssafa.org.uk/
The Army Welfare Service is available on 01904 882053, Monday to Friday 08:30-16:00