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Suicidal Feelings Archive

World Suicide Prevention Day -10 September 2021

World Suicide Prevention Day -10 September 2021

We're raising awareness of suicide and suicide prevention as part of World Suicide Prevention Day 2021. World Suicide Prevention Day is held on 10 September each year by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Each year has a different theme and focus,...

Op COURAGE: Providing mental health support for our veterans

Op COURAGE: Providing mental health support for our veterans

The first call for help takes courage. If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health or wellbeing, expert help is available from Op COURAGE: The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service. If you’re due to leave the Armed Forces, just left the...

Bill’s story for Self Harm Awareness Day

Bill’s story for Self Harm Awareness Day

I have been asked to write a blog. I’ve never written one before. What shall I blog about? Well...... let me think! I am a 59 year old male. I am a British Asian. I am married. I have a beautiful wife. I have been with her for 39 years. I am a father of two. I have...

New Suicide Prevention Initiative for Gloucestershire

New Suicide Prevention Initiative for Gloucestershire

A ‘letter of hope’ is to be given to anyone arriving at Gloucestershire’s hospitals who has attempted suicide or is experiencing suicidal feelings. The letter has been written by people who have also made attempts to take their own life, or who have supported family...

Student Mental Health – Don’t Gamble With Your Life

Student Mental Health – Don’t Gamble With Your Life

The Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) charity are holding their annual conference around the theme of student mental health. The event will take place on Thursday 5 July 2018 from 9am - 4:15pm at The Pavilion, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, GL51 6PN. Speakers...

Take a Minute, Change a Life

Take a Minute, Change a Life

More than 6,000 people in the UK take their lives each year - that’s an average of 18 deaths by suicide a day. Communities have an important role to play in supporting those who are vulnerable – a sentiment reflected in the theme of this year’s World Suicide...

Be on the Ball About Mens Mental Health

Be on the Ball About Mens Mental Health

With Euro 2016 starting this week, ²gether NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging men to be on the ball about their mates’ mental health. This week is also Men’s Health Awareness Week, with a theme this year of stress, so we are asking people to check if their friends...

New Programme to Support Men Bereaved by Suicide

New Programme to Support Men Bereaved by Suicide

A new programme is being set up to support men who have been bereaved by suicide. The ‘Engaging Men’ programme is being provided by the Gloucester branch of Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS). Branch member Steve Carter, who lost his son to suicide in 2011,...

Men Urged to Talk Mental Health

Men Urged to Talk Mental Health

Men need to speak more openly about their mental health and seek help – that’s the message from Gloucestershire health experts for Men’s Health Week (June 15 to 21). Far fewer men than women seek help and advice from Let’s Talk – the psychological therapy service...

²gether Support Samaritans

²gether Support Samaritans

Supporting suicide prevention ²gether Shaun Clee, Chief Executive of ²gether NHS Foundation Trust today joined dedicated Samaritans volunteers to officially open the charity’s refurbished Gloucester city branch. Samaritans provide confidential and emotional support,...

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