Today's 'takeaway coffee' is a quick insight into suicide prevention strategies to mark World Suicide Prevention Day (on September 10th.)
I share my top 6 strategies for maintaining your own mindset as well as supporting other people who may be in emotional distress. T
- Use social media intentionally
- Empty the thoughts out of your head
- Invest in your mental health
- Offer help without drama
- LISTEN. Fiercely and non-judgementally
Welcome to Dark Coffee, the podcast that starts engaging and approachable conversations around mental health.
Join wellbeing advocate Alice Lyons as she attempts to normalise the conversation around mental health, from suicide to satisfaction and everything in between.
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Suicide and Emotional Support Organisations - UK
Samaritans: Confidential suicide discussion and emotional support. Free helpline available round the clock. Text - 116123. Call - 08457 909090 Email - firstname.lastname@example.org. Website - www.samaritans.org
Mind: Support and information for anyone suffering from a mental health issue. 0300 123 3393 Website - Mind.org.uk
Saneline: Practical information, crisis care and emotional support to people affected by mental health concerns. Helpline: 0845 767 8000, open daily from 6pm – 11pm.
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