Following the tragic news of the apparent suicide of actor Robin Williams, Health & Wellbeing charity The Kaleidoscope Plus Group, Chief Executive, Monica Shafaq, would like to issue the following statement:

The Kaleidoscope Plus Group offers its deepest sympathy and condolences to the family, friends and associates of Robin Williams following his tragic death.

He was an inspiration and hero to so many and we are aware that people in our communities will be touched by his death. We encourage anybody affected by this tragic news or contemplating taking their own life to speak to someone such as a friend, family member, a doctor, The Kaleidoscope Plus Group or the Samaritans.

If you need any information or advice regarding mental ill health or just somebody to talk to for support please call The Kaleidoscope Plus Group on 0121 565 5605 or the Samaritans on 08457 90 909 90.

Please don’t suffer alone, support is out there.