Suicide prevention

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Cash for suicide prevention services


Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire have been named among the parts of England worst affected by suicide to be given funding to improve mental health services.

Money is to be provided for new targeted awareness campaigns, special psychological support for people in financial trouble and improved self-harm services.

Over a three-year period, £25m will help suicide prevention and reduction schemes across the country.

Samaritans offer free help through its helpline on 116 123 or email by

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