World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2020
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Episode 14 September 09, 2020 00:27:50

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Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this special episode, recorded for **World Suicide Prevention Day 2020**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** are joined by **Louise Finnis from Public Health** to discuss **suicide prevention and what is happening on the day** in detail. During the conversation, they cover **how you can be one of the 100+ people we aim to encourage to complete a short, online suicide awareness course from the Zero Suicide Alliance on the day**, **how suicide prevention is everybody’s business**, **what you can do to seek help if you need it** and much more as they dig deep into their professional experience and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. The next episode of SEW will be available to listen to free from the **15th of September 2020** through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Zero Suicide Alliance Suicide Awareness Training](https://www.healthysomerset.co.uk/covid-19/happy/) – Join us in supporting World Suicide Prevention Day on Thursday 10 September 2020. Help us get 100 people trained in life saving skills on the 10th September! Attend our 20 minute free bite size online Suicide Awareness Session. See. Say. Signpost. Join in at your workplace, community group or home. Get some conversations started, and help us spread hope. Join the conversation on Twitter: **#letstalkaboutsuicide2020** [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892 [Samaritans](https://www.samaritans.org/) -We're waiting for your call. Call us for free on 116 123 Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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