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Bereaved families to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Group claims 15 people have completed suicide since the start of the year

Fifteen people are believed to have taken their own lives on the Isle of Man since the start of the year.

That’s according to the founder of the Bereaved Survivors of Suicide group.

Sunday marks World Suicide Prevention Day – the group is inviting those who have been bereaved to join together for a commemorative event which will include mindfulness and a sea-dip.

It will take place at The Shed, in Laxey, at 5pm. 

David Higson told Manx Radio one death is one too many and something needs to be done:

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