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Adam Land, Senior Director at the Competition and Markets Authority

Adam is the Competition and Markets Authority’s senior mental health champion, in which capacity he draws on his own lived experience of mental illness, of caring for others and of bereavement by suicide. Adam has been leading a project for the UK Civil Service on supporting colleagues following bereavement or loss. 

Anticipatory Grief - the pain of an impending loss

A carer accompanying a person in a wheelchair

Dementia Action Week aims to raise awareness to improve the lives of people affected by this debilitating condition. Author Adam Land has written the third blog in the Bereavement and Loss series.  Anticipatory grief is triggered by an impending loss …

Talking Through Grief - the crucial role of managers

This second blog in our bereavement series, aims to ease and open up conversations between managers and staff about grief and loss. Below, three civil servants share their thoughts on these vital conversations. Siân and manager Angela, both work in …