Sup­port ser­vices launched

Evening Telegraph (First Edition) - - Front Page -

NEW ser­vices aimed at pre­vent­ing sui­cide have been in­tro­duced by An­gus Health and So­cial Care Part­ner­ship.

The sui­cide preven­tion and sup­port ser­vice will of­fer early in­ter­ven­tion for vul­ner­a­ble adults. It will be avail­able to any­one in An­gus who ex­pe­ri­ences thoughts of sui­cide or who may have at­tempted it.

Sup­port is also avail­able for fam­ily mem­bers, car­ers or friends of adults hav­ing sui­ci­dal thoughts.

The ser­vice will of­fer as­sess­ment of in­di­vid­ual need, pro­vide sup­port and in­ter­ven­tions to pro­mote peo­ple’s safety, well­be­ing and re­cov­ery. In­for­ma­tion, guid­ance and sign­post­ing around sui­cide preven­tion will also be pro­vided.

A se­cond scheme, the An­gus Adult Be­reaved by Sui­cide Ser­vice, will be avail­able to any adult in An­gus who has lost a loved one. The project will of­fer adult one-to-one or adult fam­ily sup­port to the be­reaved.

Any­one liv­ing in An­gus can make a re­fer­ral by call­ing 01382 305706. A NEW Span­ish tapas-style restau­rant is set to open in Dundee’s city cen­tre.

The premises on 15 Ward Road are ex­pected to be trans­formed into a Span­ish-style restau­rant named La Cueva.

A ban­ner placed over the front of the prop­erty prom­ises the restau­rant will be “open­ing soon”.

The unit is man­aged by Dun­dee­based drinks whole­saler JF Kegs, which is in charge of leas­ing out the unit which has changed hands sev­eral times over the last few years.

A spokesman for the firm said Mark Miller, head pro­moter at mu­sic venue com­pany Hunter Hamil­ton, has been in­volved in the lat­est takeover.

Mr Miller reg­u­larly or­gan­ises and pro­motes gigs and shows at night­club Church Dundee, which is close to the prospec­tive new tapas restau­rant in Ward Road.

Mr Miller was ap­proached for com­ment but had not re­sponded at the time of go­ing to press.

La Cueva will be­come the prop­erty’s third in­car­na­tion in just three years, af­ter pre­vi­ous at­tempts to rein­vent the unit as

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