World Suicide Prevention Day
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day
In 2019 there were 5,691 recorded suicides in England and Wales.
Suicidal thoughts are more common than you might think, 1 in 5 people will experience suicidal thoughts in their lifetime.
Sadly the suicide rate has increased during covid-19, and many more people are being affected by mental ill health.
Zero Suicide Alliance has free resources and training available to help people spot the signs and better support people that they may have concerns about.
You can access this resource via our website here
If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental ill health, we want you to know that its OK to talk about it, please talk to someone and reach out to services.
You are important, you are amazing and you are loved.
If you or someone you know is living with mental ill health and want to find support, you can find a range of support services and information on our website here.
Please share this as widely as you can, it could help someone get the support they need.