The development of a local suicide action plan is recommended by government and supports the 2012 strategy ‘Preventing Suicide in England. A Cross Government Outcomes Strategy to save Lives’.
This document advises local authorities how to:
- develop a suicide prevention action plan
- monitor data, trends and hot spots
- engage with local media
- work with transport to map hot spots
- work on local priorities to improve mental health
Click here for further information and to download the guidance.