About Suicide Bereavement UK

Suicide Bereavement UK invests in people, research and lived experience.

We aim to:

  • Conduct research to advance understanding of the experiences and perceived needs of those bereaved or affected by suicide
  • Improve the care of those bereaved or affected by suicide
  • Reduce the stigma associated with suicide bereavement Inform policy and practice in suicide bereavement support

We achieve this through:

  • Educating professionals and the general public about suicide bereavement to help reduce stigma
  • Translating research conducted by Suicide Bereavement UK into evidence-based suicide bereavement training which is delivered nationally to increase the knowledge, skills and confidence of professionals on how to respond to suicide-bereaved people
  • Sharing Suicide Bereavement UK’s research findings as widely as possible
  • Creating a hub where knowledge, expertise and good practice can be shared and disseminated through consultancy and the Suicide Bereavement UK international  annual suicide bereavement conference

Suicide Bereavement UK specialises in:

  • Suicide bereavement research
  • Consultancy in postvention (care of those bereaved by suicide)
  • Development and delivery of evidence-based suicide bereavement training
  • Hosting an annual international conference on suicide bereavement

Our team members are recognised leaders in suicide bereavement and have considerable experience working in this field.

For more information contact:
Dr Sharon McDonnell
Tel: 01706 827 359
Email: sharon.mcdonnell@suicidebereavementuk.com
Website: https://suicidebereavementuk.com