Bereavement support over the festive period

23/12/2019   //   No Comments

SAIF thanks SASP (Support After Suicide Partnership) for this information:

Bereavement support over the Festive Period

We know that the holiday season can be exceptionally hard for those of us that are missing a loved one. Because of this, we would like to take a moment to thank all of our members and supporters for the inspiring work they do to support all those that have lost someone to suicide throughout the UK; the incredible compassion and devotion of everyone working in the field continues to astound.

If you are struggling or feeling overwhelmed this season, or in fact at any time, and would like to speak to someone, please call one of the below helpline numbers to reach someone that can help. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at for signposting to your nearest support service. You can also visit to access our support guides.

Cruse (Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm (excluding bank holidays). Extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, 9:30am-8pm)
0808 808 1677

Papyrus (9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends, 2pm – 10pm bank holidays)
0800 068 4141

Winstons Wish (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm)
08088 020 021

CALM (5pm-Midnight, 365 days a year)
0800 58 58 58

Samaritans (24 hours a day, 365 days a year)
116 123

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