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Suicide Prevention 2020 -2021

Talking about suicide saves lives                                         No more Suicide             

There's no easy way to ask, "are you thinking about suicide?" But it's one of the most important questions you can ask someone who is feeling suicidal. 
Here you can learn about the warnings signs, how to ask the question and where to go for help. 

Below are additional links that will help you to understand the issues and overall impact of suicide. 

>>Help for suicidal thoughts<<

Suicide prevention & looking out for mental wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak

For 24hr mental health crisis support in St Helens, Knowsley, Warrington and Halton, call the crisis line: FREEPHONE: 0800 051 1508

Sharing the links from key resources www.suicidebereavementuk.com help address one of the government priorities ‘to provide better information and support to those bereaved or affected by suicide’

Link to BBC recording: https://youtu.be/me2bM_EGthU

Link to the national suicide bereavement report: https://suicidebereavementuk.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/From-Grief-to-Hope-Report.pdf

Link to key resources for those bereaved or affected by suicide:  https://suicidebereavementuk.com/key-resources/

Link to It's OK to Ask website: http://www.oktoaskcampaign.co.uk/home/

LADO 

To make a referral to the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) please use the referral form in the first instance.    

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NB: New changes to the LADO criteria are now in effect