Awareness Week 2015 resources

Order our fantastic new resources for 2015 Awareness Week, and inspire others to Talk, Plan and Live.

Self-help strategies for bereaved people

Bereavement counsellor and author Judy Carole Kauffmann advices on coping following the death of someone close.

Q&A with Sanjay Chadha

Dying Matters champion Sanjay Chadha on living with Multiple Sclerosis and his fight to raise awareness of the disease in the Asian community.

Dying Matters launches groundbreaking film

Dying Matters and the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust have launched a pioneering short film to improve understanding of the end of life needs of the Muslim community

Kate's story

A deeply moving and thought-provoking film about terminally ill doctor and inspirational campaigner Kate Granger.

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Posters, leaflets, DVDs and more to help you get the conversation started, including our new Awareness Week 2015 resources. 

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Adopt a Grave

Legacy tool DeadSocial and Brompton Cemetery have launched a pioneering new scheme to care for unloved graves.

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What's on

There are hundreds of events relating to death, dying and bereavement happening countrywide. View them here. 

What's on in your area

Don't leave your funeral to fate

Do you want people to mourn your death or celebrate your life? Are there songs and readings you want included? Make sure your loved ones know what you want with My Funeral Wishes.


Your stories

Sharing your experiences can help others deal with theirs. 

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Are you comfortable thinking and talking about death?

Clive James' farewell poetry

The prolific author and broadcaster Clive James

The writer and broadcaster Clive James is "saying goodbye" through his poetry. Read Japanese Maple, James' poignant reflection on mortality and the glory of nature. 


Son writes songs in mother's memory

David Gotteri on honouring his mum through his music. 


Supporting someone bereaved

Dying Matters' new leaflet offers top tips for what to say and do when someone has been bereaved.

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