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Suicide prevention strategy for England: Preventing Suicide in England – A cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives

Department of Health, United Kingdom Country Resources Suicide Prevention England and Wales 10 September 2012 Policy document

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This strategy has 3 objectives:
-a reduction in the suicide rate in the general population in England
-better support for those bereaved or affected by suicide

It also identifies 6 key areas of action:
-reducing the risk of suicide in key high-risk groups
-tailoring approaches to improve mental health in specific groups
-reducing access to the means of suicide
-providing better information and support to those bereaved or affected by suicide
-supporting the media in delivering sensitive approaches to suicide and suicidal behaviour
-supporting research, data collection and monitoring


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