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Asking about self-harm and suicide in primary care

We’ve been reading a very useful report about the sensitive topic of asking about suicide and self-harm when a patient is in primary care. You can read the full report from Ford et al here and we have pulled out some of the key points in this article.

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NSPA’s Lived Experience Network

NSPA’s Lived Experience Network is striving to ensure that suicide prevention activity across the country is underpinned by the voices of people with lived experience, and that knowledge of those with lived experience is valued, respected and seen as legitimate.

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Improving online safety with Ripple

Alice Hendy lost her only sibling, her brother Josh, on 25th November 2020 to suicide at 21 years old. After examining Josh’s phone, Alice found that he had been researching techniques to take his own life via harmful internet searches. Mental health is a serious and urgent issue. Online searches for suicide methods have increased by 50% in the last 2 years with searches for suicide support lines also up by 150% since January 2019 (Semrush, 2021).

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NSPA’s Lived Experience Network

NSPA’s Lived Experience Network is striving to ensure that suicide prevention activity across the country is underpinned by the voices of people with lived experience, and that knowledge of those with lived experience is valued, respected and seen as legitimate.

Read More »
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Striving towards a more collaborative and inclusive approach to suicide prevention.

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