This FAQ document on involving people with lived experience in suicide prevention and bereavement support was created by National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) and Support After Suicide Partnership (SASP). It has been developed collaboratively with members of NSPA’s Lived Experience Influencer group – with thanks to Fiona Malpass, Maxine Roper, Neil Smith, and Penny Phillips.
The purpose of this resource is to offer introductory guidance for professionals and organisations seeking to involve people with lived experience in suicide prevention and suicide bereavement support activities. It aims to address common questions by introducing good practice recommendations. The resource offers points for reflection and suggests further resources throughout.