University guidance is published to help leaders prevent student suicides.

Universities UK and PAPYRUS, the UK’s national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, have published guidance to help university leaders prevent student suicides. At least 95 university students took their own lives in the 2016–17 academic year. This guide provides a framework to understand student suicide, mitigate risk, intervene when students get intoContinue reading University guidance is published to help leaders prevent student suicides.

Looking for support?

The darker days and colder weather can bring with them a feeling of low spirits. Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, helplines and support groups can offer expert advice. This NHS website can point you in the right direction to get the help and support you need.Click here for website    

Launch of new mental health charity by Jonny Benjamin MBE

We were delighted to be invited to the launch of this new mental health charity yesterday. Beyond Shame Beyond Stigma aims to provide the help currently lacking in mental health provision by giving grants to organisations and charities that work with young people, their families and educators. Safaplace is looking forward to working with themContinue reading Launch of new mental health charity by Jonny Benjamin MBE

Thanks to our amazing volunteers the Safaplace reflective garden is looking ‘blooming marvellous’!

It’s incredible to think that a couple of years ago this was an overgrown piece of land on the school premises. Thanks to huge amounts of support and hard work from volunteers, it has been transformed into a safe and beautiful place to sit and think. The pictures here show before and after! Last weekend,Continue reading Thanks to our amazing volunteers the Safaplace reflective garden is looking ‘blooming marvellous’!