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New way of supporting families bereaved by suicide backed by Plymouth funeral directors

Around 20 funeral directors attended an event aimed at improving information, guidance and support for families bereaved by suicide. The event, which forms part of the citywide Suicide Prevention Strategy, was hosted by Plymouth City Council’s Public Health team and local Celebrant Wendy Coulton, who helped organise the workshop. In addition, it can be announced […]

Community members in Plymouth trained to prevent suicides

Plymouth City Council is working with partners in health and the voluntary sector to train up local people as part of a citywide strategy to reduce suicide rates. As of April 2014, 60 people from a range of local voluntary and statutory organisations in the community have been trained in ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills […]