RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
https://www.thecalmzone.net/ - Helping to prevent male suicide in the UK.
Child Bereavement UK
Grief support app for young people (11-25) who have been bereaved of someone close to them.
Cruse Bereavement Support
Face-to-face, group, telephone and email support for people who are bereaved.
Finding the Word: How to support someone who has been bereaved and affected by suicide https://supportaftersuicide.org.uk/resource/finding-the-words/
Provides helpful advice on how to support someone who has been bereaved by suicide.
Provides advice and support for people experiencing a mental health problem, through local groups, networks, advice, and training. Information on how to cope with suicidal feelings
NHS inform: Offering support to someone you're worried is suicidal
Scotland’s national health information service. Providing information on a range of health conditions, including supporting people affected by suicide.
PAPYRUS: Prevention of young suicide https://www.papyrus-uk.org/
- Helpline, text and email support for young people and parents.
- Suicide prevention training.
- Suicide bereavement support for those who have been affected by a young person’s suicide.
24-hour telephone support, text messaging and email service and time limited drop in facilities available in branches.
116 123 free from any phone. https://www.samaritans.org/scotland/samaritans-in-scotland/
A service provided by the Samaritans for helping youth settings respond to suicides.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SoBS)
Self-help support groups and support line facilitated by people who have themselves been bereaved by suicide. Can provide early support for the bereaved.
The Compassionate Friends
Provides support and friendship to parents and families after the death of their son or daughter, at any age and from any cause.
Widowed and Young: Helping to navigate life after loss
Aims to support young, widowed men and women as they adjust to life after the death of their partner – whether that was a month, a year or 10 years ago.
Offers support and guidance to bereaved children, families, and professionals, with a specific service for children affected by suicide.