Resources for Parents & Carers

Suicide Prevention

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You will find information and guidance about suicide prevention for parents and carers below:

  • Papyrus - A guide for parents which aims provide information and guidance to help parents cope with a young person who is struggling with thoughts of suicide.
  • Young Minds - Also have 'A guide for parents' to support if your child is struggling with suicidal feelings, or you're worried they might be.
  • Start a Conversation: Aims to raise awareness of suicide and signpost to support that is available. Have a look at the calendar of events for upcoming training and national awareness days.
  • R;pple is a digital tool, which if a user searches for harmful content online, they will first be guided through a filter of breathing exercises and then very simple, uncluttered and calmly presented strategies and forums, help lines and mental health services they can access both now and longer term: accompanied with messages of hope and encouragement to keep safe. It's a free tool for the education sector and parents.