Categories for suicide

Press Clipping | Well done for backing contract

September 20, 2018 10:31 am Posted by

  “I would like to commend the Herts Advertiser for signing up to the new contract on sensitive reporting of suicide stories (13 September, 2018) Avoiding sensationalist reporting, keeping the emphasis on the impact on others and giving people the right information can only help in the prevention of suicide. This will also help break a cycle where the bereaved,...

Learn to Spot the Signs of Suicide (WSPD) 2018

August 31, 2018 9:50 am Posted by

Learn to Spot the Signs and Save a Life (WSPD) 2018 World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) takes place on Monday 10 September, and The Counselling Foundation are partnering with Spot the Signs and Save a Life, the Hertfordshire suicide prevention campaign whose vision is to make Hertfordshire a county where no one ever gets to a point where they feel...

Press Release | Raising Awareness of Suicide Prevention across Hertfordshire

August 17, 2018 12:01 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are partnering with Spot the Signs and Save a Life, the Hertfordshire suicide prevention campaign whose vision is to make Hertfordshire a county where no one ever gets to a point where they feel suicide is their only option.  Hosting an event in St Albans town centre on Wednesday 5 September between 11.30am – 2.30pm  the teams...

Zoe Ball’s Sport Relief cycling challenge to raise mental health awareness

February 13, 2018 10:47 am Posted by

TV and Radio presenter Zoe Ball highlights the issues surrounding mental health in her cycling challenge for this year’s Sport Relief. Catch up on her Hardest Ride Home journey from Blackpool to Brighton on BBC iplayer.  Highlighting the staggering statistics of 6,000 suicides across the UK every year, with men three times more likely to take their own lives than women....

Suicide Prevention – Helping you spot the signs

January 15, 2018 3:10 pm Posted by

The Counselling Foundation are delighted to support ‘Spot the Signs’ campaign  This is an initiative delivered by Mind in Mid Herts in partnership with Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) and Hertfordshire Mind Network.   A suicide prevention campaign, helping to remove the stigma of talking openly about suicide, providing training courses and signposting to mental health services across Hertfordshire. Their vision...

Pam Firth, Programme Tutor; Why Freud’s contribution & psychoanalysis remains a major influence on our understanding of the grieving process

May 3, 2016 12:02 pm Posted by

To coincide with the anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s birthday (6th May 1856) we celebrate with an awareness week where we share the benefits of studying psychodynamically, why The Counselling Foundation endorses this approach to therapy, and the differences compared to other therapies. Pam Firth our Foundation Certificate Programme Tutor shares Freud’s contribution in our understanding the bereavement process:   Freud’s paper...