Suicide Prevention Action Plan

Brighton & Hove Suicide Prevention Strategy group includes representatives from the NHS, City Council, emergency services, criminal justice system and a range of local voluntary organisations.  It agrees priorities for its suicide prevention action plan (PDF 95KB) each year and for 2014-15, four topics have been identified:

  1. Information sharing about the circumstances of local deaths by suicide to identify any preventable risks.
  2. Learning from clinicians' meetings, following a death by suicide.
  3. Reducing self-harming behaviour.
  4. Risk reduction amongst groups at higher risk of suicide and at high risk locations.