News and Events Archive

Posted: September 8th, 2017

Dr Sharon McDonnell provided expert testimony on suicide bereavement to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) committee on Friday  8th September 2017, which is currently developing guide

Posted: July 6th, 2017

Dr. sharon McDonnell is presenting in Birmingham at a seminar entitled ‘Supporting Suddenly Bereaved Children and Young People’

Posted: March 20th, 2017

Dr. Sharon McDonnell is presenting at Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust conference entitled Suicide Prevention: Safer Mental Health Care.

Posted: March 4th, 2017

Professor David Mosse organises this service held at St Martin-in-the-Field, Trafalgar Square, London, for those bereaved or affected by suicide.

Posted: February 28th, 2017

This event leads the way, as it focuses on the importance of focusing on the mental health of staff working in emergency services.

Posted: February 7th, 2017

The National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) is an alliance of public, private and voluntary organisations in England who collaborate to help reduce suicide and support those bereaved or affected by suicide.

Posted: January 18th, 2017

Dr. Sharon McDonnell presented her work to health professionals at South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust at their Patient Safety Learning Event.

Posted: January 17th, 2017

Dr. Sharon McDonnell presented at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Suicide and Self Harm learning event.

Posted: January 9th, 2017

The steps and processes in this section have been drawn from the practices of existing suicide postvention support services in England, with input from organisations delivering support services and from people bereaved or affected by suicide.

Posted: January 9th, 2017

This is a toolkit to help suicide bereavement services plan an evaluation using a 12 step approach.

Posted: January 9th, 2017

The cross-Government National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England was published in 2012.

Posted: December 19th, 2016

The House of Commons Health Committee have published their interim report on suicide prevention.

Posted: November 19th, 2016

Barry McGale is the keynote speaker at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Survivor Day Conference on the 19th November 2016

Posted: November 5th, 2016

This one day event is hosted by the IWG for Death, Dying and Bereavement and co hosted by members from Scotland, Wales and Ireland and is being supported by the Scottish Government.

Posted: November 1st, 2016

Those bereaved or affected by suicide always outnumber the deceased and are also at increased risk of suicide.  Despite this little is known about the impact of suicide in the UK and how to best support the bereaved.