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World Mental Health Day, observed on the 10th October every year, presents an opportune moment to consider the United Nations’ current assessment of the core challenges and opportunities for advancing the realisation of the right to mental health for everyone in Northern Ireland and across the globe.

Participation and the Practice of Rights (PPR), in partnership with the Simon Community Northern Ireland, are recruiting a Project Organiser to lead a ground breaking project aiming to challenge the root causes of homelessness using a human rights based approach. The Project Organiser must be highly motivated, committed to social justice and capable of supporting others to advocate for themselves.

 

The increased vulnerability of those bereaved by suicide to mental health illness is well known.

The Executive’s own suicide prevention strategy states that families and friends bereaved by suicide are at a greater risk of depression and future suicidal behaviour, requiring specific supportive measures and targeted treatment to cope with their loss.

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'The S.A.F.E.R Campaign'  
Bobby Duffin, member of the Mental Health Rights Campaign outlines the  S.A.F.E.R. Campaign which seeks to improve access to support for those bereaved by suicide.