News and Events Archive

Posted: December 19th, 2018

Universities UK & Papyrus refer to postvention in Suicide-Safer Universities document (p 26) and signpost readers to PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, conducted at the University of Manchester funded by NIHR and 1st of its kind.

Posted: November 28th, 2018

Dr Sharon McDonnell is an honoray research fellow at the University of Manchester. view her full bio at

Posted: November 27th, 2018
Title:  The Unimaginable Grief – Parents Bereaved by Their Childs suicide (episode 24)
Posted: November 20th, 2018

Inaccurate suicide statistics also means exposure to suicide is underestimated  - quotes from Dr Sharon McDonnell for Unilad. https://www.unilad.co.uk/featured/uk-suicide-epidemic-worse-reported/

Posted: October 31st, 2018

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.

Posted: October 16th, 2018

Full house at the PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training in Manchester.

Posted: September 11th, 2018

Another successful day in Manchester with the PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training.

Posted: August 28th, 2018

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)

Posted: August 24th, 2018

Dr Sharon McDonnell from Suicide Bereavement UK  is Interviewed by Laurence Reed from BBC Radio Cornwall and talks about suicide bereavement and the UK suicide bereavement survey.

Posted: August 23rd, 2018

Dr Sharon McDonnell being interviewed at BBC Radio Manchester to raise awareness of the UK suicide bereavement survey
  https://soundcloud.com/user-829435327/radio-manchester-24082018

Posted: August 22nd, 2018

BBC Horizon Documentary - STOPPING MALE SUICIDE - This will be broadcast on BBC2 on Wednesday 22nd August 2018 at 9pm

Posted: August 22nd, 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.

Posted: August 8th, 2018

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.

Posted: August 3rd, 2018
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust have issued their annual report