Tag Archives: Suicide

Support after a suicide: A guide to providing local services

By Public Health England (2017)

This practical guidance helps commissioners understand why and how they can deliver support after suicide (also known as postvention support) in their local areas.

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Preventing suicide in England: Third progress report on the cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives

By Department of Health (2017)

This progress report details the activity that has taken place across England to reduce deaths by suicide in the year ending March 2016. The updates contained in this report will help to meet the recommendations of the NHS five year forward view for mental health that are relevant to suicide prevention: to reduce suicides by 10 per cent by March 2021 and for every local area to have a multi-agency suicide prevention plan in place by the end of 2017.

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Key facts and trends in mental health

By NHS Confederation (2014)

The factsheet gives an overview of the major trends and challenges facing mental health services today. Compiled from a wide range of sources, the factsheet sets out data in a range of areas relating to investment in services trends in morbidity; suicide and homicide rates; service activity; use of mental health legislation; mental health of children and young people; service user experience; inequalities experienced by people with mental health problems; and workforce and staff satisfaction.

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