10 September 2020 06:45
It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. World Suicide Prevention Suicide Day takes place on September 10 each year. What is World Suicide Prevention Day? Every year organisations and communities around the world come together to raise awareness of how we can create a world where fewer people die by suicide. Samaritans is a registered charity who offer confidential, emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.
116 123 (Free 24-hour helpline) Website: www.samaritans.org Too often, people feel afraid to admit that they are struggling with their mental health. Heads Together wants to help people feel much more comfortable with their everyday mental wellbeing and have the practical tools to support their friends and family. The charity was initially set up as the Parents' Association for the Prevention of Young Suicide, hence the name Papyrus. 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays) Website: www.papyrus-uk.org Maytree is a national registered charity who provide a unique residential service for people in suicidal crisis so they can talk about their suicidal thoughts and behaviour. 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 10pm; Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 8pm) Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk Mind is a mental health charity in England and Wales.
Initiatives, taken on this day, help us to gather more knowledge on suicide prevention. World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: How can we protect our loved ones from suicide? Before you protect someone, first know the signs of suicidal thoughts. If it feels important to him, then maybe they are truly struggling with it and need immediate help. If they are able to talk to a caring friend about their emotional pain and feel relieved, it helps to a great extent to lower the pressure of suicidal thoughts. 6.If they tell you not to tell others about their suicidal thoughts, talk to their immediate family and friends. Tell them about it so that you all can help them out as people trying to keep it as a secret, are at a higher risk of suicide. Also Read: World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: Know its theme and initiatives to take amid COVID 19