Tag: Samaritans

We can all help suicide prevention

Tomorrow (10 September 2020) is World Suicide Prevention Day so we invited Shannon Humphrey, a Mental Health First Aid Instructor with www.pathwaysforpositivity.com to explain how we can help. Worryingly, most people are touched by suicide at some point in their lives. A family member, partner, spouse, colleague or passing acquaintance.

White Rose hosts charities for World Suicide Prevention Day

White Rose Shopping Centre is working with two charities to mark World Suicide Prevention Day tomorrow, 10 September 2019. White Rose will be hosting a discussion space with literature available to take away in its Central Atrium from 10am–4pm, and will be turning its internal lights green to raise awareness

Local NHS supports World Suicide Prevention Day

NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting World Suicide Prevention Day (Monday 10 September 2018) by reminding people that it’s okay to seek help and by encouraging others to look out for those who might be feeling low, distressed or alone. Statistics show that on average, more than 6,000

Fundraising in memory of Georgia

The loss of a friend or relative through suicide is traumatic, so all credit to Middleton teenager Ellie Morgan who has reacted to the loss of her best friend by organising a fundraiser. Georgia Myers committed suicide earlier in the summer. Ellie said it came out of the blue. Even