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Preston Wellfest to mark Suicide Prevention Day at Preston Bus Station

Posted on - 8th September, 2021 - 1:11pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Preston News, What's On in Preston
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Friday, 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day, and the theme this year is ‘Creating Hope Through Action.’

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Preston Wellfest will be holding an event from 11am-3pm on Friday 10 September at Preston Bus Station.

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Representatives from Preston Samaritans, Papyrus, Minds Matter, Lancashire Mind, Let’s Grow Preston, Lancashire Women, Disability Equality North West, Phoenix Rising, Galloways Society for the Blind, LSCFT, Peer Talk, Inspire and New You, Central Lancashire Haven and n-compass, Lancashire BME Network, We Are With You, Red Rose Recovery, Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council will be attending.

Prestonians are all invited to see how to become a part of creating hope, with a potential to sign up to the Orange Button Campaign to receive free suicide awareness training.

You can also find out what help is available to you in Preston, at any time, by visiting: https://helpinpreston.com/health-and-wellbeing/

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