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11th October 2021



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'Orange button army' to support those having suicidal thoughts across Cornwall

Those with specialist training will wear them everywhere from shops and restaurants just on the street.

People having suicidal thoughts across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly will soon have access to an army of trained volunteers who can help.

Launched by Cornwall Council and the local NHS next week, the ‘Orange Button Community Scheme’ aims to make people who have received mental health and suicide prevention training more visible to those who need support.

For the full article by Emma Hart go to Planet radio

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