News and Events Archive

Posted: July 5th, 2018

Attended SOBS Conference in Gloucester: Student Mental Health - 'Dont Gamble with your life' run by our dear friend Trish Thomas MBE, their longest serving volunteer. 

 

Posted: June 25th, 2018

Dr Sharon McDonnell presented at the Thomas Morus Academy in Cologne to discuss her research into suicide bereavement. She was invited to speak by Andrea Walraven-Thissen RN MHP, Strategic Critical Incident Manager, Suicide postvention Speaker, Author and expert in Psychotraumatology.
 

Posted: June 11th, 2018

Sharon was thrilled to be invited to give a talk at her local Samaritans AGM in Bury, Manchester.

Posted: May 31st, 2018

Sharon was invited to take over Neville Southall's twitter account from 7pm until 9pm.She talked to many of Nevilles followers, encouraging and motivating, mainly men, to take part in her suicide bereavement survey http:

Posted: May 29th, 2018

Dr Sharon McDonnell and Paul Higham from Suicide Bereavement UK attended the Urgent and Emergency Mental Health Care Summit in London https://www.nhscc.org/events/ur

Posted: May 29th, 2018

Dr. Sharon McDonnell and her research team, are currently conducting a national suicide bereavement survey, at the University of Manchester in collaboration with Support After Suicide Partnership.  This was referred to in Public Health England’s Blog 

Posted: May 15th, 2018

Thrilled to have delivered a successful in-house PABBS training to a passionate audience at 2GETHER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST in Gloucester https://www.2gether.nhs.uk/

Posted: May 2nd, 2018

Posted: May 1st, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Sharon McDonnell who was awarded 2nd place in the University of Manchester's staff volunteer of the year award. This was awarded to Sharon for all the fantastic work that she done in suicide bereavement.

Posted: April 18th, 2018

Dr Sharon McDonnell was invited to present at the 51st Annual American Association of Suicideology Conference in Washington DC.

Posted: February 21st, 2018

Another successful PABBS suicide bereavement training day in Manchester. Attendees included psychiatric nurses, serious incident investigators, prison staff and researchers etc. Scotland, Wales and England were represented on this training event. Feedback on the evaluation forms was exceptional.