World Suicide Prevention Day 10th September 2020
Working together to prevent suicide: Take a Minute
World Suicide Prevention Day provides and opportunity for people to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention.
Taking a minute to reach out to someone - a family member, friend, colleague or even a stranger - could change the course of another's life.
- Take a minute to notice what is going on with you, your family, your friends and your colleagues
- Take a minute to reach out and start a conversation if you notice something is different
- Take a minute to find out what help is available for both you and others
Take 5 to Save Lives
This campaign encourages everyone to take 5 minutes out of their day and complete five action items:
1. Learn the warning signs
2. Do your part
3. Practise self-care
4. Reach out
5. Spread the word
Take 5 to Save Lives, click here for their website
Light a candle near a window at 8pm to show your support for suicide prevention, to remember a lost loved one, and for the survivors of suicide (please take care with candles and do not leave them lit unattended)