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Cruse comment on Lancet suicide research article

The first issue of The Lancet Psychiatry focuses on suicide research and prevention. The authors of one of the papers suggest that the current reliance on the charity sector to provide support to those bereaved by suicide is unsustainable and inappropriate.

Commenting on "Effects of suicide bereavement on mental health and suicide risk" by Dr Alexandra Pitman, University College London et al, Debbie Kerslake, Chief Executive of Cruse Bereavement Care said:

International Conference on Grief and Bereavement

The International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society (10th ICGB) will be held in Hong Kong on 11-14 June 2014. The Early Bird Deadline for bookings has been extended to 28 February 2014.

The 10th ICGB is a tri-annual event that brings together researchers and clinicians from around the world to share their work and insights on issues of loss, trauma and bereavement. Cruse is a supporting organisation to the conference, and our work will be featured in two of the workshop sessions.

There will also be:

Cruse auctions Cartier necklace

We have kindly been donated a beautiful Cartier necklace (pictured) to be auctioned off to raise funds for our work. The piece is a pink gold pendant presented on a pink gold necklace with a 1 round cut diamond. Included are an official valuation certificate and a presentation pouch.