- FAMS operates a grass roots Befriending Service.
Telephone and Email support providing free and confidential support and advice.
Befrienders will have experienced the loss of a loved one through murder and suicide. Alternatively they will have themselves attempted suicide or had suicidal thoughts
- FAMS is committed to raising awareness, of the devastating impact of murder and suicide within families, friends and communities.
- FAMS will continue work in partnership with similar charities and agencies, to raise the profile and availability of Suicide Early Intervention and Prevention programs.
- FAMS will continue to campaign for a change in social attitude towards the victims of murder and suicide.
“When my son died, I felt like a grenade had exploded in my head. The pain and confusion was so unbearable that I felt I would never recover. I didn’t want to live”. A Survivor.