Sometimes it helps to know about other people’s experiences so you can see that you are not alone. On this page you can read about other young people’s experiences.

Chloe's Story

How my 'Happy Bag' helps me when I'm sad –> read more

Isabelle’s story

Let’s Talk About Suicide – > read more

Eleanor’s story

“My dad died suddenly in 2010 when I was 14. As it was so unexpected, I had no time to prepare myself…….” > read more

Alex’s story

“My Dad died when I was 11. He died of a heart attack so it was unexpected and sudden…….” > read more

Amber’s story

“Losing my dad is beyond doubt the worst thing that has ever happened to me. It was a complete shock, as he was fit and well and training for the iron man triathlon……” > read more

Joseph’s story

“My Dad died when I was 5 years old, in a mountaineering accident. It was in the summer holidays. I was at a summer holiday club, when one of the leaders told me that my Mum was in the office……” > read more

Kayleigh’s story

Kayleigh’s Mum died of cancer when she was 14. She talks about her experience and what has helped her. > read more

Lydia’s story

“Coming to university was something I knew I would do from a fairly young age; but I had no idea that I’d be making the journey without my mum. She died when I was 16, and she never saw me pass my GCSEs……” > read more

Megan’s story

“I lost my best friend 2 years ago, when I was at the age of 20, from a fatal heart attack, which I witnessed along with my best friend’s Mum, near her home in her Mums car on the way to the cinema……” > read more


If you had 'one more minute,' what would you say? Hear what young people in Cheshire would say if they had one more minute with their special person who has died......