Bearded Fishermen Charity

We are a mental health awareness and suicide prevention charity. We help anyone who has mental health issues and suicidal thoughts to be stronger through support. We have a team who provide crisis intervention for vulnerable people. We help families struggling with food poverty and give general support.

How does your organisation contribute to preventing suicide and supporting those affected by it?

We have a 24/7 call centre with a freephone number. We provide support and counselling for people suffering with poor mental health and support for their families. We run a nightwatch project which looks out for vulnerable people at known locations, and assist in searches. We have police and medical partnerships for when we need them.

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What are your current priorities?

Our current priorities are to support people and help prevent suicide.

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What challenges are you currently facing?

Our main challenge is the lack of funding available.

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