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Our aim at SLOW is to provide an informal, quiet place for bereaved parents. Some say that our group provides a haven from the ravages of the 'outside' world at a time when life has been irrevocably changed by their child's death.

We know that the death of your child disturbs every aspect of life, including all of your relationships with family, friends and the world at large. 

SLOW  is a place to be yourself, in the utterly changed circumstances in which you find yourself, and take strength from the support of others, before returning to daily life and it's challenges.

 

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SLOW be honest about death and dying with your children - Slow Group bereavement charity Islington North London

Being honest about death and dying with your children.

Being honest about death and dying with your children.   I came across this article in the Canadian HuffPost and I think if you are struggling to explain to a child about the loss of a parent or sibling, the article gives good advice.   In my experience, children have the innate ability to grieve openly and may […]

Tough Mudder 2017 - Slow Group Charity Islington North London

Tough Mudder raises £13,700 for SLOW

Tough Mudder raises £13,700 for SLOW This is an amazing achievement for a group of 19 young, very committed people.   A close knit group of family and friends from Muswell Hill, who have been supported by SLOW, and have pushed themselves through the mud, literally, to help us help many more bereaved parents and […]

Rock N Roll Madrid - Slow Group bereavement charity Islington North London

Rock N Roll Madrid update

On the 24th April, Kate, Ellen and Carolyn ran a half marathon in Madrid to fundraise for us.   We are extremely grateful to the three of them and will update on the amount raised shortly. SLOW is a local bereavement charity and can provide support here in Islington and North London for anyone affected by the loss […]

grief - Slow Group Charity Islington North London

The Language of Bereavement and Grief

The Language of Bereavement and Grief from BBC Radio 4’s Word of Mouth.     I came across this program by Michael Rosen from 2013 again and thought it would be good to add a link to it from the site.   Michael talks to psychologists, teachers, hospice workers and childrens charities about grieving and […]