New group set up for those left behind after suicide

Kathryn Sault, Daniel Sault, and Joy Cresswell (L-R). Photo: Geraldine Scott

Kathryn Sault, Daniel Sault, and Joy Cresswell (L-R). Photo: Geraldine Scott - Credit: Geraldine Scott

A new suicide bereavement group has been formed by those with lived experience of how the tragedy can affect those left behind.

Kathryn Sault lost her sister Alison Henley in August 2016, whilst Joy Cresswell's son Ian took his own life ten years ago.

Both experienced a lack of understanding over what they were going through after the deaths, and were pushed together by this.

Now, they have set up their group, called Empathy, where those who have lost someone to suicide can go along to a weekly opportunity to meet with others in an informal, friendly environment.

Mrs Sault said when she lost her sister, she felt like she could not 'really talk to anyone, to your friends or your family.


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Anyone looking for support, or more information, can call 07876 496711 or email empathynorfolk@gmail.com

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