The government has launched a £5 million fund to support the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector on suicide prevention services.
- Funding will help these services meet increased demand from the pandemic.
- £4 million suicide prevention grant fund will support voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector suicide prevention services.
- Grant to focus on supporting high-risk groups, including children and young people and those with pre-existing mental health conditions.
People experiencing suicidal thoughts or approaching a crisis will be supported by a £5 million boost to suicide prevention charities, following increased demand during the pandemic.