Tagged with 'self harm'

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Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service

Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service (LSLCS) is a mental health charity based in Leeds. They provide out-of-hours support to people in acute mental health crisis with the aim of reducing hospital admissions, A&E visits, and use of statutory crisis services. One of the ways they do this is through their… Read More

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The power of listening

In a powerful and very personal TED Talk, our Chair and the CEO of The Silver Line, Sophie Andrews shares how a helpline became her lifeline. In the short video, Sophie talks about how as a young girl, being sexually abused by her father and his friends, she made a… Read More

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Gaps in suicide prevention planning putting vulnerable people at risk

A survey of local authorities in England by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Suicide and Self-harm Prevention (APPG) found that around 30 per cent do not have a local suicide prevention action plan, around 40 per cent do not have a multi-agency suicide prevention group and around 30 per… Read More