Isle of Wight suicide prevention charity boosted by £16,000 Covid-19 Fund grant

spiiow crisis intervention team in car park at culver

The money from the National Lottery Covid-19 Fund will help equip volunteers and buy new equipment for this vital service

Friday, 11th September, 2020 1:29pm

By Sarah Adams

Isle of Wight suicide prevention charity adds ‘working at height’ training for frontline team members

SPIIOW team training on the cliff edge

SPIIOW say the training will enable team members to respond slightly faster in a controlled way, but that they are not the Coastguard and if you see someone in trouble along the cliff edge you should call 999

Thursday, 10th September, 2020 7:11am

By Sarah Adams with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s Suicide Prevention group appeal for donations

depressed man

The group have stepped up their patrols and are ready to help anyone in need, but would be grateful for support from Islanders too and have put out a call for donations

Wednesday, 29th April, 2020 3:25pm

By Sarah Adams

Help is at hand on the Isle of Wight for those at risk of suicide

Working together to prevent suicide poster

Find out what you can do to help those in your community who might be at risk of suicide and need somewhere to turn.

Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 10:13am

By Sarah Adams

Venture Sailing ‘on board’ as partner for suicide prevention group

four men in a yacht

This opportunity will have a massive impact on the lives of the people SPIIOW come into contact with.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 8:50am

By Sarah Adams