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Orange Button Community Scheme – One year on…

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Orange Button Community Scheme launched in September 2022.

The scheme has funded and delivered suicide prevention training to over 600 people across both counties, with 289 people going on to join the scheme.

Louise McEvoy, Advanced Public Health Practitioner – Suicide Prevention, at Worcestershire County Council said – ‘We’re pleased and proud to have Worcester Community Trust, Onside Advocacy, West Mercia Women’s Aid and West Mercia Rape & Sexual Assault Support Centres as VCSE supporters with 9 Orange Button wearers or more.’

You can read the first year evaluation here :

More about the Orange Button Community Scheme | Worcestershire County Council