News & Events Archive

PABBS in-house training – Gloucester County Council


PABBS in-house training – Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


PABBS in-house training – Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust


Student Mental Health Event – Manchester

Suicide Bereavement UK had an exhibition stall at the Student Mental Health Event held at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester

Learning Event for the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Dr Sharon McDonnell was a keynote speaker at the Learning Event for the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in St Asaph, North wales

PABBS in-house training for the POLICE – Preston


PABBS in-house training for the ARMY – Preston


Coroners Court Support Services

Dr Sharon McDonnell was a keynote speaker at the Coroners Court Support Services, North West Regional meeting in Manchester

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland


Suicide Bereavement UK’s 8th International Conference


Cruse Annual Conference – Perth Scotland

Dr Sharon McDonnell will be giving a talk at the Cruse Annual Conference in Perth, Scotland on Saturday 7th September 2019. We will also have an exhibition table at the event with all our leaflets on show.

SUICIDE – SAFER UNIVERSITIES

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.

Dr Sharon McDonnell – honoray research fellow at University of Manchester

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

The UK Suicide Epidemic May Be Much Worse Than We’ve Been Told

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/

Podcast interview with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, based in USA.

Title:  The Unimaginable Grief – Parents Bereaved by Their Childs suicide (episode 24)

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.

PABBS Training – October 2018

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

PABBS Training – September 2018

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

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 – 24th Aug 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.