World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 Assets

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This year, we focused on connection and shared ideas on these eight areas: 

  • Nature 
  • Arts (music, theatre, books, art gallery tours etc) 
  • Yourself (self-care, your mood, well-being, meditation etc) 
  • Suicide prevention (including training, campaigning etc) 
  • Neighbours 
  • Communities (online, faith, LGBT, local, prison, online) 
  • Friends and family 
  • Colleagues 

Below we have provided:

  • A timeline for the day including:
    • suggested copy for each individual tweet/post, but please do amend or use your own, ensuring you include #WSPD2020 and tag @NSPA_UK
    • digital assets for use on Twitter and Facebook/Instagram
  • An asset and copy for a tweet to encourage people to take care of themselves if they find it a difficult day
  • A 'Proud Member of the NSPA' image and example copy

You can download a zip file of all images here, but please read below for the order of the day and suggested copy. If you need assistance or have any queries please email us at info@nspa.org.uk.

 

9th September: (or previous week if that is better for you)

Copy: Tomorrow / next week is World Suicide Prevention Day, so as part of the @NSPA_UK, we will be focusing on staying connected with both yourself and others to play an active part in suicide prevention #WSPD2020 

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10th September: 

08:30am: Introducing the day and our plans 

Copy: Today, on World Suicide Prevention Day, we’ll be sharing ways to stay connected with your own mental health through self-care, and ideas on how you can connect with others to create a supportive community to help prevent suicide #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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9:30am: Connecting with nature 

Copy: Spending time outside in nature can improve mental wellbeing, reduce feelings of stress and help you cope through difficult times. Here are some tips on how you can connect with nature https://bit.ly/2F2QXMQ #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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10:00am: Connecting with Arts 

Copy: Engaging in arts and creative outlets can promote positive mental health and help keep you connected. It can also allow you to work through difficult thoughts and feelings. Here are some ideas https://bit.ly/32QfcGx #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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11:00am: Connecting with yourself 

Copy: It's important you stay aware of your mental health & notice signs when you may need help. Taking notice of how you’re feeling can allow you to connect with yourself & increase confidence & self-esteem. Here are tips which may be useful https://bit.ly/3hVffXD  #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK

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12:00noon: Suicide Prevention  

Copy: You don't need to be an expert to support someone who may be struggling or at risk of suicide. Here are some ways to help boost your confidence and skills to do this.  Find out more https://bit.ly/2EK9gH9 #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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1:30pm: Connecting with neighbours 

Copy: As we're all spending more time at home, we can experience feelings of isolation. Feeling safe and connected in your neighbourhood can improve your mood and overall sense of wellbeing. Here are some ways you can stay connected https://bit.ly/351TQbK #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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2:00pm: Connecting with Communities  

Copy: Many of us are part of different communities – whether through our hobbies, our faith or a shared interest, we can find connection with people we trust. Here are some examples of communities connecting https://bit.ly/3lKdkrm #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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3:00pm: Connecting with friends and family 

Copy:  Family and friends can play a key part in recovery from a mental illness and help overcome the isolation that may come with it. People have found lots of ways to stay connected during lockdown – find out more here https://bit.ly/2QOncC3 #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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4:00pm: Connecting with colleagues 

Copy: It’s important to have open discussions about mental health while we’re still working through these difficult times. Here are a few ways you can stay mentally healthy in your workplace, even if that’s at home right now https://bit.ly/2QWP2vX #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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4:30pm: Thank you 

Copy: Connecting with yourself and others can make a massive difference to how youre feeling. Thank you for taking actions to help prevent suicide and support those affected. #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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Any time: Reach out if you're not OK 

Copy: This World Suicide Prevention Day, we're promoting the benefits of staying connected, both online and offline. Whether you are struggling, or supporting someone who is, make sure you reach out and stay connected. #WSPD2020 @NSPA_UK 

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Any time: Proud members of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance 

Copy: We are delighted to be members of the NSPA and appreciate the connection and support they and other members provide. Both organisations and individuals can join, so if you care about suicide prevention, visit www.nspa.org.uk/home/get-involved/ 

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Many thanks to our project team and their organisations: Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Healthwatch Wakefield,  NHS Business Services Authority, Nightline Association, PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, National Probation Service – London, Rethink Mental Illness, Samaritans, Stigma Statistics, Storm Skills Training, West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership, and Catherine Astey.