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Stay in the sun when the sunshine is gone and you will see the sunshine lives within you

HELP IN A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

If you are worried about your own, or someone else's suicidal thoughts or feelings, take the following action!

 

For an emergency or life threatening situation call 999

 Make an URGENT appointment with your GP

If you are in Gloucestershire

Call Gloucestershire NHS Trust Crisis Team on: 0800 1690398

Contact Suicide Crisis Charity based in Cheltenham on: 07975 974455

 

​Nationally

Call the Samaritans on: 116 123

Text Shout to: 85258

Under 35 Contact Papyrus Hopeline Call: 0800 068141  Text: 07786 209697

WHAT WE DO

 

 

SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

  • Personal Experience of Suicide Loss

  • Practical Advice

  • Signposting to further Support Services

  • Grief Recovery Courses

  • Weekly Walks

  • Family Friendly  Events

  • SOS Packs and Little Ray of Sunshine Boxes

  • Facebook Support Grou​p​

  • Professional Led Support Group

SUICIDE PREVENTION

  • Suicide Intervention Training

  • Suicide Awareness Training

  • Presentations telling 'Our Story'

  • Fundraising Events​​​

  • Suicide Awareness Campaigns

We know that the shock and devastation experienced after suicide loss, clouds all thought processing and judgement. You may not fully take in or comprehend what is being said or done.​​

 

We accept referrals from anyone that has been bereaved by suspected suicide living in Gloucestershire. We will make contact with those bereaved, to determine what support they may wish to receive. We can provide email, telephone or face to face practical support offering guidance and help. We will let them know that they are not alone. We also act as a signposting service to help those bereaved to find professional support and guidance.

Bereavement Support

We are members of Support After Suicide Partnership. We offer various support services to individuals living in Gloucestershire who have been bereaved by a suspected suicide

Training

We deliver LivingWorks accredited training in suicide awareness and suicide intervention skills. We also tell our story and the learning points.

Campaigns

We are part of Gloucestershire Suicide Prevention Partnership and the National Suicide Prevention Alliance and we run regular campaigns and initiatives to raise awarness.

Events

We host fundraising and awareness events as well as bereavement events to bring the community together and let others know it is koay to smile again.