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NAVCA: Supporting staff and volunteers through traumatic situations

Fri 1 May 2020

NAVCA members have reported that they are receiving calls from people who are really struggling with their mental health, and in some cases are considering taking their own lives.

This is a very distressing situation for all involved; we know that many charities will be helping those in need during these frightening times, and that the staff and volunteers taking the calls will also need support. In a recent blog post, we have gathered together and adapted material from the BMA, Freedom from Torture, and the Helplines Partnership and we have signposted to free online training packages from the Zero Suicide Alliance. 

You can read the blog HERE