FAMS Walk and talk

OUR ANNUAL EVENTS


Lets Walk & Talk About Suicide – A Family Day AIMS: To raise the awareness to the general public of the scale and impact of failed and completed suicides on Families, Friends and Communities; particularly…

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You Are Not Alone – Coronavirus Update


In these unprecedented times of uncertainty, one thing is certain; any type of necessary enforced isolation, will affect the mental health of most of us. Particularly “people of emotional distress” and individuals feeling, “close to…

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Moira’s Run – Sunday 27th October


Moira’s Run will take place on Sunday 27th October within Queen’s Park, Glasgow. Warm-up will start at 10.15am with the run scheduled for a 10.30am start. Race numbers and safety pins will be issued between…

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Sign the Petition!


Sign our petition concerning suicide awareness and support for young people. The petition calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make suicide awareness education, information and training mandatory for all high school…

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Design our Logo!

Design our Logo!


Suicide is a difficult topic and hopefully one that never impacts your college or community. The reality, however, is that it does cross the minds of many young people. . In fact, suicide is the…

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#LWAS

Lets Walk & Talk About Suicide – A Family Day 2019 #LWAS


Our flagship annual FREE event is not all about WALKING. If you don’t wish to take part in the walk around Strathclyde Park, come straight to our Tea & Talk Tent for free refreshments ………..

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Daily Record Reports “Suicide charity volunteer believes men who bottle up their emotions most at risk”


Retired police inspector donates his time to Wishaw charity FAMS in a bid to save people from suicide. Read more

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Daily Record Reports on Grieving families launch charity in Wishaw to families cope with pain of suicide


Families and Friends Affected by Murder and Suicide (FAMS) currently has 25 active members each with their own story to tell. Read More

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LWAS18

#LWAS18 – Save the date!


We are pleased to announce that our Let’s Walk About Suicide event will be held in Strathclyde Park on Sunday 9th September, to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day 2018. The walk will start at…

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Design our logo!

Design our new logo!


We’re looking for entries to design our logo for #LWAS 19! The winning entry will be unveiled at this year’s event. Check back soon for more details on the date for that event. The closing…

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