Lighting the Way East Cork, an information booklet for people bereaved through suicide, was launched on 22nd November 2017. The information booklet (the fifth such resource booklet published for Cork) aims to improve the level of information and support available in the community following a death by suicide.
Each of the ‘Lighting the Way’ booklets contains useful information about the range of supports that can be accessed in the community in the aftermath of a suicide, how to make contact with services and what to expect when you do. The booklets list national supports such as websites, helpline contact details along with other supports offered locally such as bereavement support groups and training around suicide awareness and prevention.
The ‘Lighting the Way’ booklets were produced through a partnership between HSE Community Work Departments, HSE staff of the Health Action Zone (HAZ) initiative, An Garda Síochána and other community partners in Cork.