Search
  • Leanne Campbell-Syers

Citizens Advice Liverpool make a commitment to prevent suicide on Merseyside


This World Suicide Prevention Day, Citizens Advice Liverpool committed as an organisation to prevent any suicide across Merseyside by asking all staff and volunteers to undertake the Zero Suicide: Basic Awareness training to give them the confidence to have a life saving conversation.


Across the UK around 6,000 people die by suicide each year, that’s nearly 16 people every day, and far too many tragic deaths by suicide happen in our own area. The significant rise in awareness and acceptance of mental illness has meant that this once rarely spoken about issue now has a greater level of commitment to its reduction than ever before.


The Zero Suicide campaign, launched by MerseyCare and the Zero Suicide Alliance, aims to reduce the level of suicide in our city region. The aims of this training are to enable people to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts or behaviour, to be able to speak out in a

supportive manner, and to empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support.





(Image:Citizens Advice Liverpool CEO Heather Brent & Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram)


We would encourage anyone to take part in the training. Follow the link here: www.zerosuicidealliance.com/ and click on ‘take our FREE suicide prevention training’.



#WorldSuicidePreventionDay #CitizensAdvice #Liverpool #Merseyside

Recent Posts

See All

Health Programme Evaluation

In 2016 Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) commissioned a city-wide primary care mental health anti-poverty service to provide pr

© 2020 by Citizens Advice Liverpool

All rights reserved.

Registered charity number: 1169879

Company limited by guarantee
Registered number: 10286899 England

Registered address: 242 Picton Road, Liverpool, L15 4LP

Authorised and Regulated by Financial Conduct Authority:

Citizens Advice Liverpool Limited: FRN-776447

Our Sponsors & Partners
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Snapchat Social Icon