Lancashire Mind is committed to continuing to raise awareness, reduce stigma, encourage meaningful conversations and challenge misconceptions surrounding suicide.  

This year’s World Suicide Prevention Day theme is 'Working Together to Prevent Suicide'. We will be sharing a range of information across our social media this week to help support and educate.  We will be sharing resources, guides and statistics from Mind, Time to Change, IASP and Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria 

We will also be joining a 40 second silence to be held at 11.40am on Thursday 10th September to remember those we have lost. Every 40 seconds someone in the world dies by suicide. Together we can prevent these deaths.  

Our Community Development Coordinator Paula has also shared her personal experience of suicide and why she believes it is so important to talk about our mental health. One of our supporters Lisa has also shared a blog about what it is like to lose someone close to you to suicide. Read the blogs here

At Lancashire Mind we want to empower more people across Lancashire to feel able to have meaningful conversations surrounding suicide. For over a year Lancashire Mind has been delivering Suicide Prevention training across Lancashire and South Cumbria. Our Suicide First Aid Lite – Virtual courses are listed below. This is an empowering 3-hour training that has a positive impact on our Learners.  

September 17th 09:30-12:30 September 23rd 13:00-16:00 October 1st 13:00-16:00  

If you are interested in attending this free course please contact [email protected] 

If you need help now please click here 

Lancashire Mind is a company limited by guarantee (company number 3888655) and a registered charity in England and Wales (registered number 1081427) at 80-82 Devonshire Road, Chorley, Lancs, PR7 2DR. Lancashire Mind are registered with the Fundraising Regulator. For all enquiries, call us on 01257 231660.
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