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Suicide Prevention Focus Group

The current pandemic and its impact on people’s mental health reinforces the need for support in the community to ensure that there is a system where everyone, especially those at risk of suicide, is able to access the support they need.

Who

We’re looking for 20 people to take part in two online focus groups. We hope to engage as diverse a range of people as possible, particularly those who identify as having lived experience of mental ill-health.

Why

To get your views on the new service offer and to gather feedback on a new suicide prevention app currently in development

What’s in scope

We’ll detail our new service, resources and tools we plan to develop and get your views on what’s included.

When

We’ll be running two virtual focus groups, with 20 participants on each, please register at the links below:

How long

1 hour

Deadline to sign up

Monday 25th January 2021

What happens when you sign up

You’ll be contacted to confirm if you have secured a place on the focus group. Once this has been confirmed, you will be sent the Zoom invite and link with further instructions.

Criteria

You live and/or work in one of the following boroughs: Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking and Dagenham, Waltham Forest and Havering

Access to Zoom to take part in the focus group session.

We especially welcome people with lived experience of mental ill health and/or who have experience of using mental health services in North East London.

As a thank you for taking part, everyone taking part in the focus group will receive a £10 Marks and Spencer voucher. An email will be sent within 21 days of each focus group with instructions on how to redeem your voucher.