­You have been directed to the Family Psychological Support Service because you have experienced something difficult. The impact of such events can be wide reaching and you may not always understand some of the feelings and effects. We have shared some common experiences, whilst acknowledging that everyone is unique. We will work with you to design a bespoke support package that meets your individual needs and experience.

At times your experience may lead you to feel that life is not worth living or that you wish to end your life.

If you feel unable to keep yourself safe please speak with your GP, call 111 or in an emergency attend A&E. Support for suicidal thinking can be accessed via Samaritans (116 123 freephone 24 hours a day), the Mental Health Crisis Line on 0808 1963779, send a text to SHOUT on 85258. Please also refer to any safety plan you have agreed with your practitioner.

Suicide prevention advice for young people can be accessed 9am-midnight daily via PAPYRUS on 0800 0684141 or text on 07860 039967.

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