A research report from researchers based at the University of South Wales and University of Manchester detailing a systematic review of 68 studies examining the relationship between different types of child abuse and rates of suicide amongst adults. They have found an increased risk for suicide attempts and suicidal ideation was identified in adults who experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse as children compared with adults who have not experienced maltreatment during childhood.Read More
The Staying Safe website is a resource developed by 4 Mental Health, with input from international academics, mental health practitioners, people who have survived suicidal thoughts and those personally affected by suicide through bereavement.
The website provides a number of ‘Safety Plan’ guidance tools with easy-to-use to templates and guidance video tutorials purposefully designed to help people through the process of writing their own Safety Plan. A Safety Plan helps to build hope, identify actions and strategies to resist suicidal thoughts and develop positive ways to cope with stress and emotional distress.Read More
Free training on basic awareness of the signs and symptoms to notice in a person contemplating suicide, designed by NHS Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust.Read More