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The Well-Bean Crisis Cafe – Hope in a crisis blog: October 2019 – World Mental Health Day

(Written by Matthew Hall – LSLCS Crisis Support Worker at WBC) Thursday this week represents World Mental Health Day. At the Well Bean Café, you will not be judged because of your mental health. You will not be stigmatised if you have a mental health diagnosis. You will not be made to feel different because of how you are currently feeling. We don’t see negative mental health, a diagnosis or

2020-04-17T11:35:35+01:0010th October 2019|Blog, Crisis support, Mental Health Awareness Week, Suicide|

World Suicide Prevention day Blog September 2019

10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day. It is also the day Leeds will launch its latest Suicide Audit findings from 2014-2016, alongside information on the work the City is funding to support suicide prevention; including our own Mentally Healthy Leeds. According to the Alliance of Suicide Prevention Charities (TASC), suicide is the greatest cause of death amongst young men (15-44) in the UK as well as many young women

2019-09-10T09:00:50+01:0010th September 2019|Blog, Crisis support, Suicide|

Take a minute, change a life

World Suicide Prevention Day – 10th September 2017  “Take a minute, change a life” Every year, nearly 1 million people die by suicide and up to 20 times as many make a suicide attempt. Behind these statistics are the individual stories of those who have, for many different reasons, questioned the value of their own lives. Each one of these individuals is part of a community. Some may be well

2017-09-11T15:55:58+01:0011th September 2017|Blog, Depression, Suicide|

World Suicide Prevention Day

10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the Alliance of Suicide Prevention Charities (TASC), suicide is the greatest cause of death amongst young men (15-44) in the UK as well as many young women too. Every four minutes someone in the UK tries to kill themselves and every hour and a half someone succeeds.Research from the Office of National Statistics that was published in 2016, shows women’s suicide has

2020-04-17T10:43:11+01:008th September 2017|Blog, Suicide|