University of Manchester podcast for World Mental Health Day. Sharon McDonnell talks about how she harnessed the power of social media with the help of Neville Southall to encourage 7,000 people to fill in her survey on the impact of suicide
World Mental Health Day - Podcast with Sharon
Bobby Pratap (NHS England) twitter response to PABBS Suicide Bereavement Training
Podcast interview with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, based in USA.
Unity radio interviews Dr Sharon McDonnell
Jeannie Owens and Lee Gueller from Unity Radio (Manchester local radio station with an audience, predominently young and male) delivered a ground breaking one and a half hour programme called 'Sunday Speak Out' focussing on suicide and suicide bereavement. Sharon is interviewed (starts from 46 mins) about losing her brother, PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training and also about the national suicide bereavement survey.
If you have time, we would recommend listening to the whole interview, which is full of facts, humour, vulnerabilities and compassion.
Neville Southall Refers to National Suicide Bereavement Survey
Neville Southall, refers to the national suicide bereavement survey, whilst being interviewed on Talk Sport, which is being led by Dr. Sharon McDonnell and her team at the University of Manchester in collaboration with Support After Suicide Partnership. Neville was instrumental in helping to raise awareness of the survey on his twitter account and has helped to motivate hundreds of men to complete the survey.
Dr Sharon McDonnell interview for BBC Radio Scotland
Dr Sharon McDonnell was intervewed on the Kaye Adams programme on BBC Radio Scotland alongside journalist Mark Dowd who discusses losing his brother to suicide and his documentatry entitled 'After Suicide' (BBC World Service) - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csxyky
Suicide Bereavement: What About Us?
Dr. Sharon McDonnell was invited by The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to write a post about the PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, for the NIHR blog. The PABBS training was informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, funded by NIHR (Research for Patient Benefit) Programme, first of its kind internationally and led by Dr. Sharon McDonnell.
Dr Sharon McDonnell interviewed on Voice of Islam UK radio station
Dr. Sharon McDonnell was invited to speak about the impact of suicide bereavement on Voice of Islam UK radio station on World Suicide Prevention Day (10th September)
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 2018 newsletter
Dr. Sharon McDonnell was awarded a Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship to visit Australia and New Zealand to identify good practice in the field of suicide bereavement.
Her work is referred to in Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 2018 newsletter (page 11)
Dr SharonMcDonnell Interview with Radio Cornwall
Dr Sharon McDonnell interview at Radio Manchester
BBC radio kindly agreed to promote the UK suicide bereavement survey
Dr Sharon McDonnell interview at Radio City
Dr Sharon McDonnell joins Mick Coyle from Radio City in Liverpool to share her story and to ask people to support her survey that will find out the true impact of suicide on those who lose loved ones. Sharon’s hoping more than 7000 people join it ahead of a the deadline on Aug 31st 2018.
BEHIND THE HEADLINES: A look at efforts to improve services for those bereaved by suicide
Dr Sharon McDonnell appeared in an article on South Wales Argos looking at those bereaved by suicide
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Invite Dr. Sharon McDonnell to write a post about her Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship
Dr. Sharon McDonnell was invited to write a blog about her Winston Churchill Memorial Travel (WCMT) Travel Fellowship, which involved visiting Australia and New Zealand to learn about the work being conducted in Australia and New Zealand. The blog includes a link to her WCMT report.