Media Contributions

Dr Sharon McDonnell interview for BBC Radio Scotland

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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) -


Thursday, September 27, 2018

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

Monday, September 10, 2018
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)

Dr SharonMcDonnell Interview with Radio Cornwall

Friday, August 24, 2018
Dr Sharon McDonnell is Interviewed by Laurence Reed from BBC Radio Cornwall and talks about suicide bereavement and the UK suicide bereavement survey. 

Dr Sharon McDonnell interview at Radio Manchester

Friday, August 24, 2018

BBC radio kindly agreed to promote the UK suicide bereavement survey


Dr Sharon McDonnell interview at Radio City

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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.


MENTAL ELF Podcast with Dr Sharon McDonnell

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Dr Sharon McDonnell was interviewed by MENTAL ELF at the Urgent and Emergency Mental Health Summit in London on suicide bereavement (postvention).
Listen to Sharon from Suicide Bereavement UK talking about the National Suicide Bereavement Survey

BBC Breakfast - Coronation Street Suicide Storyline

Sunday, May 6, 2018

BBC Breakfast interview with Dr Sharon McDonnell from Suicide Bereavement UK discussing the Coronation Street storyline about Aidan's suicide and the impact of suicide on families. She also talks about the anonymous UK suicide bereavement survey conducted by the University of Manchester in collaboration with Support After Suicide Partnership.

University of Manchester Policy Blog

Friday, September 8, 2017

Dr. Sharon McDonnell was invited to write a post on suicide bereavement on the University of Manchester policy blog.