Petition Police Training & Longterm Mental Health Support For Those Bereaved By Suicide.


1. For police and authorities to be trained, have a clear plan in place and information available when someone is bereaved by suicide.
2. For a support worker to be dispatched to any home that has lost someone to suicide and to help assess the situation and support the family.

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This is what people have said about their support after losing someone to suicide:

"I have support now but I wish it was available all those years ago, as I have really struggled to cope"
"No support made me feel that my upset and distress wasn't valid and I took an attempt on my life"
"I had to argue a lot to get access to a bereavement support group, they told me it was too early and most people wait a year"
"It made it harder because I didn't know how to do it myself"

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