About Protect Life – the NI Suicide Prevention Strategy
The Protect Life Co-ordinator works in partnership across agencies to co-ordinate suicide prevention initiatives and community response to suicide in the southern area. Funded through the Public Health Agency, they have a role in monitoring and surveillance of suicide incidents in the southern area, and making initial contact with families bereaved through suicide and co-ordinating follow-on support.
Orla Murtagh is Protect Life Co-ordinator for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area and is based within the Promoting Wellbeing Division. firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 028 3756 4461
- Help at hand – support booklet providing practical guidance and emotional support to families following a possible death by suicide
- Beyond the Rough Rock – support booklet for the charity for children bereaved through suicide children, produced by Winston’s Wish. Available on request from email@example.com