Weʼve raised £340 to Help support & fund this year's; #Lets Walk About Suicide - A Family Day "World Suicide Awareness Day" 10th September 2017
- Hamilton, United Kingdom
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- Funded on Saturday, 16th September 2017
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#LETS WALK ABOUT ABOUT SUICDE - A FAMILY DAY 2017 (#LWAS 2017)
"World Suicide Awareness Day" - Sunday 10th Sept 2017
Strathclyde Park, Motherwell. Start Time 2pm - Finish 3pm
There are no registration fees, the event is FREE of any cost.
Suicide and suicidal behaviour is a family affair, in that it affects everyone in the family, irrespective of age. Often children are lshut out from the full story and grief of older family members; these children are referred to the "forgotten victims." Our #LWAS 2017 to open to any family ........ and their friends who have been affected by suicide and suicidal behaviours; specifically children and young adults. An event that will allow families to come together with other families, who have shared the same experiences and trauma, offering peer support and hope for the future.
Our event offers free children's activities suitable for young adults and young children and free refreshments and a Tea & Talk tent. Free buses are available to and from Strathclyde Park by Blameless Charity.
Our vision for #LWAS 2017 is to raise the awareness; to as many people as possible; the scale and impact of failed and completed suicides on Families, Friends and Communities. Additionally to raise awareness of the potential triggers for suicidal behaviour; and signpost the local support available - providing information and choices for all.
Participants will experience a wide range of emotions including, solidarity, courage, pride, defiance of any stigma, understanding and hope.
Thank you from FAMS
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Sep 10, 2017
Claire, Nicole and Kayleigh xxx
Sep 9, 2017
Good luck Amanda Farquhar xox
Sep 8, 2017
Great cause, great charity, great people.Thanks for the support you have given to me and my family.I don't know how we would have got through
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FFAMS Families & Friends Against Murder & Suicide
Hamilton, United Kingdom
FFAMS are a volunteer led charity providing free peer-support to anyone affected by, murder, suicide and suicidal behaviours. We operate at a grass roots, taking Outreach Community Programme, into to the heart of Communities, providing support to people at their most vunerable.
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