Support and help for people affected by suicide

In 2019 there were 5,691 suicides in England and Wales. The suicide rate for men was over three times the rate for women.  The 45-59 year old male age group had the highest suicide rate.

In England and Wales one person dies every 1.5 hours as a result of suicide.  Internationally, there is one death by suicide every 40 seconds (WHO).

If you have been bereaved and lost a family member or friend as a result of suicide, then you can receive specialist one-to-one individual support from Amparo.

Specialist, bespoke support is available following a suicide in a range of ways, including:

  • One to one individual support
  • Help with any media enquiries
  • Practical support when dealing with the Police or Coroner
  • Help overcoming feelings of isolation
  • Putting you in touch with local services that can help

Please telephone: 0330 088 9255 for further information and download the poster here for details. You can self-refer and also find out further details by completing the form here. Please share widely, thank you.

 

 

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