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- New suicide prevention strategy aims to reduce Cheshire and Merseyside’s suicide ratePublic health leaders and multiple agencies working across the wider health and care system in Cheshire and Merseyside have welcomed the publication of a brand new five-year strategy that will aim to prevent as many suicides as possible and reduce the number of people impacted by suicides in the subregion. At an event held on… Read more: New suicide prevention strategy aims to reduce Cheshire and Merseyside’s suicide rate
- New self-harm kits launched across Cheshire and MerseysideFollowing a review of the recommendations from an evaluation study, carried out by Liverpool John Moores University, on a Self-harm safe kit pilot, the resource is now available to be used to support people who present with thoughts of self-harm or have experienced self-harming behaviour. This supportive resource has been identified as being particularly useful… Read more: New self-harm kits launched across Cheshire and Merseyside
- Zero Suicide Alliance teams up with Help For Heroes to support ‘two million’ veterans across the UKThe Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA) and Help for Heroes have teamed up to develop some much-needed suicide awareness training aimed at supporting veterans. This life saving training which officially launched in September 2022 through the Help For Heroes campaign ‘Read Between the Lines’, will support an estimated two million veterans across the UK, many of… Read more: Zero Suicide Alliance teams up with Help For Heroes to support ‘two million’ veterans across the UK