"your head is a mess when it happens..."
“Two detectives arrive at work to break the news to S. It’s a moment he struggles to re-tell with ease. ‘It just floored me’ he says his voice breaking ‘...I said you’re joking?’. After that, S says he wasn’t sure what to do.
And that’s where Victim Support stepped in with C. a volunteer with 10 years experience: ‘your head is a mess when it happens, it’s all over the place and having someone just to prattle on to and talk about all sorts of stuff was helpful.
She understands the grieving process. It was a bit strange at first but she more listens than talks. You can say all sorts of things and there’s no judgement.”