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. orla.murtagh@southerntrust.hscni.net Tel: 028 3756 4461