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Suicide bereavement support to be made available across England

Personalised bereavement support will be available on the NHS in England to care for people after a relative or friend’s suicide after the government announced plans to roll out services across England.

Anyone affected by a family member or friend taking their own life will have access to practical and emotional support in the days and months following their death. Ten areas will benefit from £1m in funding with help ranging from one-to-one sessions with trained volunteers or counsellors, group support, or signposting to specialist mental health services. More....