supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
  • United to Prevent Suicide - a social movement

    Created: 10/09/2020

    United to Prevent Suicide is a new unifying identity for suicide prevention in Scotland. It marks a new approach to preventing suicide as set out in Scotland’s National Suicide Prevention Action Plan. It aims to:

    • build a social movement of people with a shared belief in preventing suicide;
    • improve on knowledge and skills in suicide prevention with the development of free learning resources;
    • support those bereaved by suicide through the development of a new dedicated service;
    • utilise digital technology to improve suicide prevention;
    • develop a new approach to crisis care for those who experience suicidal thoughts;
    • supply an increased amount of resources to support improved local action in every area of Scotland; and
    • inspiring leaders across all aspects of life in Scotland to create a culture that supports preventing suicide.

    This work is funded by Scottish Government and led by the National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group. The social movement work is jointly managed by Public Health Scotland and SAMH.




    What now?
    See other news/events in the General News category
    Go to the main News page
    Tell us about your own news

Suggest an update/report an error/enquire about this page

News/Events Categories:

FVA news (193 items)
Job Vacancies (1,944 items)
Social Enterprise (53 items)
Funding and Finance (1,098 items)
Training and Learning (1,478 items)
Community Events (2,473 items)
Goods Donations and Services (56 items)
General News (1,845 items)
Volunteering (390 items)
Partnerships Networks and Forums (134 items)


Go to the main News page

Share your news/events

It's free! Tell us about your event, news, training, vacancy etc. by completing a short form and we'll add it to our e-bulletins and website - accessed by thousands of people every month.