Suicide Prevention

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UK sources of information and / or support


Founded in 1997 by a small group of parents who had each lost a child to suicide the organisation is dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.

Maytree - a sanctuary for the suicidal

Maytree offers a short stay in a safe residential setting where those feeling suicidal can talk, reflect and rest - and restore hope.


Information from the Mental Health Foundation.

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Have the following leaflets:

U can cope

Blog and film for World Suidice Prevention Day, September 2012.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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