It can be extremely difficult when you lose someone close to you. Whether you’ve lost a family member, a friend, or a pet, you may feel a whole range of emotions.

Grief is an emotional response to this loss and is a process rather than an event. It may affect how you feel physically, mentally, and socially.

There can be many reasons you are grieving, and for some autistic people all the mixed emotions can become overwhelming

Read our guide on ways to help deal with your loss and grief and where you can seek support


Did you know? 

Leeds Autism Services actively encourage our members to develop friendships, both with their peers, and in other settings. We support people to access a number of group and social activities. Click the button below to find out more. 


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