Out of the frying pan and away from the fire. My reflections on #OTGSP

This is a guest post by Emma Kate Ross, an attendee at #OTGSP — our recent event for World Suicide Prevention Day. Emma works for Kelly’s Cause Foundation, a charity dedicated to supporting those working within the hospitality industry.A chef plates meals in a kitchen.Your comfortable Thursday afternoon, surrounded by your safe, familiar environment is pierced and you [...]

What we learned by running #OTGSP

One Team Gov commit to working in the open, sharing our findings when running events so that others can learn from us. Here you will find stats, feedback from attendees, and lessons learned from running the event.A wonderful sketchnote produced by Angela Buron and featuring all of our speakers on the day.I always feel especially privileged when [...]

#OTGSP — your questions

On 10 September One Team Gov held an event for World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD2020. We brought together 14 people working in Suicide Prevention to offer a range of perspectives. Here are some of the questions that you asked on the day, answered by our contributors and organising team.Banners showing a number of our principles: [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep11

It will ripple.Gif: A drip of water ripples in a still pool.Ok, here we are again. It’s Monday.As I speak a 6 year old is running rings around me, literally and figuratively (yes, on a Monday). He is stealing lemons from the fruit bowl and chewing at the rind, jumping on his trampoline, running to the bottom [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep10

Thou shalt see that it is barren.I started writing this on Friday night, from my bed, in front of Drag Race. But somehow it never got finished over the weekend. Well not quite ‘somehow’ — we were very busy tidying and moving furniture around — and in the evenings I was too tired to think about writing. So here we [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep9

The black cloudGif: A cartoon man sits at a desk with his head on a hand, he has a thinking bubble above his head which rains on him with a single drip.I didn’t manage to get my weeknotes out last week. I’m not really sure why.I wasn’t feeling it, by which I mean, it kept popping into [...]

One Team Gov Suicide prevention event — Bloggroll

One Team Gov recently held 2 events on the theme of Suicide Prevention. Find out all about them here:#OTGSP organiser Gail sits with other attendees at Wellbeing Camp in Leeds, June 2019.Find out why we decided to do this:Find out more about the organising team:Access resources about Suicide Prevention and find out more about the Wellbeing Support Grid:Find out [...]

World Suicide Prevention Day

A picture of a Frog on a rock taken at One Team Gov Well-being Camp in 2019.One Team Gov are running two events for #WSPD2020, find out more and get involvedWhat’s going on?One Team Gov are running two events for World Suicide Prevention DayThese will be held virtually on 19 August and 10 September 2020What do we need?Mental Health [...]