Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) is an organisation whose purpose is to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. They are a self-help organisation and their volunteers have themselves been bereaved by suicide.
SOBS offer the following emotional and practical support:
- Confidential telephone helpline
- E-mail support
- Local support groups
- Website containing information and advice
- Support group for men
The National Helpline 0300 111 5065 is available 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon – Fri.
The Sheffield support group meets 1st Wednesday of the month. Please contact Nick on 07858 290078 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further details of times and location of meetings. If you get through to the answerphone please leave a message and one of them will get back to you.
Covid update 23/08/21: Most services continue under covid-safe conditions but may be experiencing changes to how or when they deliver their service. Contact Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) directly for the latest information.