Sources of help and support for those bereaved by suicide
We know that many people find it difficult to navigate the healthcare system after losing someone through suicide. Here is a resource list with a variety of support services for anyone bereaved by suicide. We hope you will find the right support for your needs.
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Suicidal thoughts - How to support someone
This section looks at why someone might have suicidal thoughts, feelings, or intentions. It gives advice on how you can support them when they’re feeling this way. It also looks at support for you.
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Suicide - Coping with loss
This section looks at what support is available when a loved one has died by suicide. It also provides information about investigations that may happen and how to support someone bereaved by suicide.
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What are talking therapies
This information is about talking therapies. It explains the different kinds of therapies available and how to get them. It also explains how you can get treatment on the NHS and privately. You might find this useful if you’re thinking about getting talking therapy. Or if you care for someone who is getting talking therapy.
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Getting help in a crisis
If your relative has a mental illness, you may find that there are times when their mental illness gets worse. This section gives you information on who to contact if you feel that the situation has reached crisis point and they need urgent help.
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