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Are there any specific services for bereavement of suicide?

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. They hold a monthly support group for people living in St Helens, Halton and Warrington, and they also have a national helpline (0300 111 5065 – open 9am to 9pm) that offers emotional and practical support.

The Barbara Bettle Foundation offers fully-funded postvention therapy to individuals aged over 18 within the Merseyside region who have been bereaved through suicide. For further information see www.barbarabettlefoundation.co.uk

AMPARO– can provide support for anyone affected by suicide. Amparo can provide a range of emotional and practical support. For more information and contact details see https://listening-ear.co.uk/amparo/