In this clip, John and Frank from SOBS Cumbria's Carlisle group speak about the rising suicide rates in Dumfries and Galloway.

In this clip, John Brown tells CFM that SOBS has expanded to West Cumbria. The full article is on the CFM website here: For further information, visit our website
The Lives Left Behind is a documentary based on suicide awareness. Lauren Oxley takes an in depth looking into support groups for people who are bereaved.

Life After Suicide BBC Documentary 2014 Documentary. Angela Samata explores why some people take their own lives and how those who love them come to terms with the loss. Every year in the UK, around 6,000 people will take their own lives, of whom three quarters will be men.

What are the consequences of suicide for those left behind with the terrible truth of never knowing why? A brother and a girlfriend speak out about their journey from discovery to acceptance.

Radio Cumbria interview with John Brown of SOBS Cumbria and Paul Mart. Transcript available here -


Radio 4's Libby Purves and husband Paul Heiney speak about the loss of their 23-year-old son to suicide.

Programme website: Hip-hop artist Professor Green discusses the shocking levels of male suicide and opens up about his father's suicide, and his own battles with anxiety and depression. -- Click here to subscribe to BBC Three: Did you know that we're up to other things in other places too?

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) Cumbria is pleased to announce that a new group has been set up in West Cumbria. Karan Smith has taken the initiative to facilitate the group, which is the third in Cumbria alongside groups in Carlisle and Kendal.

Families shared their experiences of bereavement following the suicide of a loved one. Find information and support in the experiences of others, as shared with researchers at the University of Oxford.

Samaritans confidential, non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day. 


ITV interview featuring John Brown. Sally Jenkin's story on the loss of her daughter and how SOBS has helped.