Leeds GATE, which works to improve the quality of life for Gypsy and Traveller people across West Yorkshire, has revealed shockingly high statistics of suicide cases and poor mental health among the community in its latest report. The charity links this worrying find with a number of factors including negative
Inner South Leeds is one of the priority areas for a new fund aimed at projects that help to reduce the numbers of suicides amongst men in Leeds. Grants of up to £25,000 are available to projects which provide social activities to reduce social isolation for men at risk of
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
Like many of you I watched Coronation Street on Wednesday (9 May 2018) and Aidan in the programme committed suicide. It brought back memories when in December 2012 I myself attempted suicide. The following is an edited version of a blog I did in 2013. I also on one Sunday
Would you like to attend a FREE training session to learn how to help someone who is feeling suicidal? Community Links are giving you the opportunity, check out the flyer for more details. Please note not all Seminars are at BITMO GATE. Please telephone or e-mail for details. Only a
Our dog died last week, it was very sad, but at 13 1/2 she’d had a good innings. Meg was a lovely Border Collie, eager, intelligent and very loyal. Some of you will be saying she was only a dog, it’s not as though you lost a family member.