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Support after a suicide: A guide to providing local services

The National Suicide Prevention Alliance, In partnership with Public Health England, has published a resource which provides guidance on commissioning and delivering support after a suicide (otherwise known as postvention support), as part of a wider suicide prevention strategy.

Jubilation Christmas Special Album makes the Perfect Christmas Gift

Jubilation is a beautiful classical album by world-renowned composer Olga Thomas and arranged and recorded by Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Band Portsmouth. This album was originally  released in the Summer but now includes three Christmas Carols to be re released as ‘Jubilation Christmas Special’ on the 2nd December and would make the perfect Christmas gift.

New figures show bereaved children less likely to share their worries

One in 29 school age children in the UK—almost one in every classroom—have been bereaved of a parent or sibling.  New data published today by the Childhood Bereavement Network found that children whose mum or dad had died were less likely to talk to someone at home about their worries (60% compared to 72% of those not bereaved) or to share their concerns with a friend (28% compared to 40%).

#ITSOKAYTOTALK this World Suicide Prevention Day

Cruse Bereavement Care, as a member of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA), is teaming up with Andy’s Man Clubs to encourage men to reach out for help and support when life feels overwhelming.

In the run-up to World Suicide Prevention Day, (Sept 10), Cruse is one of 70 organisations in England who are joining together in a big national unified push to reduce deaths by suicide, by telling men that ‘it’s okay to talk’.

The initiative comes after an online campaign of the same name reached millions of people globally last month.

Cruse Bereavement Care Cymru and Alzheimer’s Society in Wales working together

Funded by the Welsh Government Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant 2016-2019, Cruse Cymru and the Alzheimer’s Society in Wales are joining in a new partnership to address the bereavement needs of:
• People with dementia who have lost a loved one/carer
• People bereaved by someone with dementia.

A Musical Gift to celebrate Prince George’s Third Birthday

On July 22nd, Prince George celebrates his third birthday. Olga Thomas has composed a gentle and peaceful lullaby especially for Prince George to celebrate his birthday. The composition features rising star of the classical world Emily Haig and it's one of the tracks on an album called 'Jubilation'. The album features compositions, which were written by Olga as special gifts for the Royal Family. All proceeds from the album will be split equally between Cruse Bereavement Care and Royal Navy and Royal Marine's Charity.