Helpful downloads

Guidance for Educational Settings Following A Suicide or Sudden Death

This guide is designed as a comprehensive resource for schools and other educational settings to turn to in the tragic event of a suicide or sudden death in their community.

My Safe Plan

A Safe Plan can play a vital role in keeping you safe when you are feeling distressed or thinking about suicide. Your Safe Plan will remind you of reasons to live, connecting you with people and services who can help during difficult times.

My Prescription Safe Plan

A Prescription Safe Safe Plan should be used to support patients starting a medication where the known side-effects include depression, anxiety, or suicidal thoughts. Designed for healthcare professionals and support networks, this booklet offers vital resources and contact information, along with a practical safety plan template. It serves as a crucial reminder to seek immediate help while managing mental health challenges arising from medication use.

Help is at Hand

Help is at Hand is a bereavement support guide for people affected by suicide, with both emotional and practical support. People who have been bereaved by suicide have used their experiences to lead the creation of this resource. It is produced by Support After Suicide.

Hertfordshire signposting

A Hertfordshire specific A-Z of helplines available to assist you in times of crisis.

Bedfordshire signposting

A Bedfordshire specific A-Z of helplines available to assist you in times of crisis.

Samaritans Guide

Talking to your child about self-harm and suicide content online.