State of Mind delivered a session to a packed suicide prevention conference in Preston last week

The day included presentations from a variety of different fantastic speakers including Sharon from Manchester University and her work with relatives of people who have taken their own lives. Pat from Northern Ireland and his fascinating insight into how suicide can be prevented.

Ged from Papyrus,The National charity dedicated to the Prevention of Young Suicide in the UK which runs HOPELineUK 0800 068 4141 – suicide prevention advice, information and & signposting

The Butterfly & Phoenix Projects provide early intervention support to young people aged 11-18 who self harm, in Wyre, Fylde, Lancaster and Morecambe.State of Mind 385

Jimmy, Phil (wearing the Bamber Bridge ARLFC new shirt) and Will can be seen just after the session and thanks to Warren Evans the Chaplain from Bradford Bulls who took this photo and does tremendous work within rugby league and with other Sports Chaplains