There are many reasons why someone might experience thoughts of suicide and anyone from any walk of life can often feel that life is no longer worth living.
Feelings of isolation , a lack of self worth, a relations
hip breakdown, the loss of a loved-one, and also issues related to a persons spiritual, sexual, cultural and neurodiversity
are just some of the reasons why they might have suicidal thoughts.
At Friends For Lives we reach out to support individuals from all backgrounds and ethnicities and many of the people we support have experienced very challenging situations. Our highly trained mental health coaches come from many walks of life can offer support from a wide range of life and educational experiences.
We offer face to face support through psycho-educational training, assessments, safety planning and monitoring services that keep individuals safe whilst they explore or await additional supports. Many of those who have used our service whilst awaiting referrals to secondary therapy services have found a learning experience with Friends For Lives to be either support enough or that it has empowered them to engage more effectively with traditional therapy.
We are located at: Friends For Lives, Suite 8 & 8A, Prittlewell House, 30 East St, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6LH..