Dr Sharon McDonnell provides expert testimony at a NICE committee meeting in London
September 28th, 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
Dr Sharon McDonnell (Director of SBUK and Honorary Research Fellow) launched the National Suicide Bereavement Survey at the SBUK’s International Conference in Manchester on Septemebr 26th 2017. Launch of National Suicide Bereavement Survey
The National Suicide Prevention Alliance National Conference
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.
Support after a suicide: Developing and delivering local bereavement support services
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.
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.
Support After Suicide, A Guide to Providing Local Services: A Practical Resource
October 31st, 2016
This document has been designed to guide health and well-being boards, commissioners etc to understand why caring for those bereaved by suicide (termed as postvention) is a key aspect of local suicide prevention.