It’s National Suicide Prevention Week

It’s National Suicide Prevention Week and there are a number of events taking place across Angus.

For more information see Angus Council news

Suiside Preve Week

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Supporting World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is held annually on 10 September. The main aims of this initiative are to:

  • raise awareness that suicide is preventable,
  • improve education about suicide,
  • spread information about suicide awareness and
  • decrease stigmatization of suicide.

Events and activities in for World Suicide Prevention Day in Angus include: 

Wellbeing Event

Wellbeing event

Suicide Prevention-Basic Awareness Training

Suicide prev training

Suicide Prevention – Safety Plan Training

Safety Plan training

 

 

Suicide awareness events in Angus

World Suicide Prevention Day is held annually on September 10. The initiative started in 2003 and its main aims are to

  • raise awareness that suicide is preventable,
  • improve education about suicide,
  • spread information about suicide awareness and
  • decrease stigmatization of suicide.

Events and activities in for World Suicide Prevention Day in Angus include:

  •  Wellbeing event in Montrose

Wellbeing event

 

  • Suicide Alertness For Everyone Training (safeTALK)

Thursday 13 September 2018, 1pm-5pm           Venue: Room A, Bruce House, Arbroath

This training is open to everyone who lives or works in Angus and is an introductory course for anyone interested in learning to be suicide-aware.

For more details see:

safeTALK training

safeTALK Registration Form

SuicideHelp

SuicideHelp provides information on how to help someone, who to contact and how to create a safety plan. This also can be downloaded as an app for iPhone, Android and Windows devices.

It is Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental health

Mental Health Awareness Week focusses on mental health problems and especially stress.

More information on that topic is available on the Mental Health Foundation website.

susiside

SuicideHelp provides information on how to help someone, who to contact and how to create a safety plan. This also be downloaded as an app for iPhone, Android and Windows devices.