Suicide prevention

Suicide prevention

About this theme

This theme covered topics relating to preventing suicide and self-harm or supporting those bereaved by suicide. It was developed in partnership with Samaritans and the John Armitage Charitable Trust. See some of our Fellows’ stories.

Blogs & conversations In conversation with: Anna Wardley - Being a Churchill Fellow is like having a superpower

A passionate believer in how those with lived experience can bring social issues to the fore, Churchill Fellow Anna Wardley (CF 2019) spoke to us about her own personal Fellowship journey and the advice she would give to people thinking of applying. In 2022 supported by her Fellowship work and connections she had made, Anna set up the Luna Foundation to transform the way young people are supported after suicide bereavement, particularly after the death of a parent or primary caregiver.

18 October 2023

Fellows' updates July 2023 Fellow's update: Nina Smith

Former teacher, Nina Smith (CF 2023) has appeared in a couple of media outlets this month. Nina lost her younger brother to suicide and recounts her experience and hopes for the future in the articles from and Leigh Observer and Skem News. Nina will be travelling to Australia and the USA to explore school-based suicide prevention strategies.

By Nina Smith, 2023

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