SUICIDE OUTREACH SUPPORT PERSON IS AVAILABLE TO HELP YOU
‘When it happened, we were plunged into a world of fear and uncertainty. We didn’t know what to do, everyone was in a total daze. We were all just frightened, we had no answers for what had happened.’ (friend of suicide victim)
In the County Meath region, a number of trained individuals are available to offer confidential and practical support to families and friends who have experienced a death by suicide. the SUICIDE OUTREACH SUPPORT PERSON, at the request of the family, can call to the home or meet at a location appointed by the family. The outreach worker can provide information and practical support concerning the following areas:
- The inquest
- What to say to the children
- How to deal with the neighbours
- Help you to clarify your personal grief
- Connect you to other support services in your area
- Provide information on suicide and attempted suicide
- Be there, as a friend, for you
Contact The County Meath ‘LIVING LINKS’ Support Co-Ordinator at 046 902 1407/ 087 273 1001.
CONSOLE (Bereaved by Suicide Foundation)
1800 201 890 also offers help and support to those bereaved by Suicide.
AWARE also offers help and counselling 1890 303 202