World Suicide Prevention Day

Saturday 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day – an annual event which aims to start open, frank conversations around suicide and what we can all do to help prevent it.

Derbyshire County Council is gearing up to support the day by raising awareness of the help that's out there and offering support to people in distress.

Every suicide is devastating and has a huge impact on friends, family and the wider community.

In the UK, men are three times as likely to die by suicide than women. But there are organisations that can help.

Derbyshire Mental Health Helpline offers 24-hour-a-day support and advice and people can call them on 0800 028 0077.

Find out more about Suicide Prevention.

We offer a Level 2 Award in Suicide Awareness, visit our website for more information about the course starting in January or to book a place, email

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