#Suicide Prevention

Statement from Suffolk User Forum, 14 February 2024 – Ellie Woolnough

All of SUF’s members, friends, partners and contacts will probably have seen the media coverage over the last three weeks and perhaps reports of the Coroner’s verdict on Tuesday this week (13 February) of Ellie’s tragic death. Such an awful but … Read Article about Statement from Suffolk User Forum, 14 February 2024 – Ellie Woolnough

Suffolk Suicide Prevention Plan – Invitation to join an in-person workshop Tuesday 13th February or online workshop on Monday 26th February.

When someone takes their own life, the impact on family and friends is devastating and widespread, with many people throughout the community feeling the aftershocks.  In Suffolk we are keen to revise our local plan against the new national … Read Article about Suffolk Suicide Prevention Plan – Invitation to join an in-person workshop Tuesday 13th February or online workshop on Monday 26th February.

Staying safe and well…Looking after ourselves over the 2023 festive holiday and new year,

Whether or not Christmas is part of our life, our mental health can be affected this time of year by a wide range of things happening around us. Emotional and financial pressures, the shorter days, colder weather, family commitments, difficult and … Read Article about Staying safe and well…Looking after ourselves over the 2023 festive holiday and new year,

Right Care, Right Person

Your Police Your Say The Police and Crime Commissioner, Tim Passmore and Chief Constable, Rachel Kearton (pictured above) are hosting a series of meetings across the county in the coming weeks to give updates on the Right Care, Right Person … Read Article about Right Care, Right Person

New animation launched to help people at risk of suicide

A new animation has been created to support people at risk of suicide. The animation, LISTEN for Suicide Prevention, has been created by Suffolk User Forum, in partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) and funded by Suffolk … Read Article about New animation launched to help people at risk of suicide

Staying safe and well…Looking after ourselves over the festive holiday and new year 2022/23

Whether or not Christmas is part of our life, our mental health can be affected this time of year by a wide range of things happening around us. Emotional and financial pressures, the shorter days, colder weather, family commitments, difficult and … Read Article about Staying safe and well…Looking after ourselves over the festive holiday and new year 2022/23

You are not alone – 10th September 2022 is World Suicide Prevention Day

The 10th of September each year is World Suicide Prevention Day, where people and organisations across the globe come together to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention. This year’s theme is ‘creating hope through action’ and locally we … Read Article about You are not alone – 10th September 2022 is World Suicide Prevention Day

Mental health crisis line changes from 09:00 on 5th April 2022 – from calling First Response to… Call 111 option 2.

From 09:00 on the 5th April 2022 people of all ages in Norfolk and Suffolk will need to call 111 option 2 to access urgent mental health help and support, previously known as the First Response service.  The urgent mental health helpline will still … Read Article about Mental health crisis line changes from 09:00 on 5th April 2022 – from calling First Response to… Call 111 option 2.