It is well known that LGBT populations are particularly at risk of commiting suicide. SPRC have created this and other very useful documents for preventing suicide amoung this community.Read More
It is well known that LGBT populations are particularly at risk of commiting suicide. SPRC have created this and other very useful documents for preventing suicide amoung this community.
Self-harm is poorly understood in society even among those who in their working lives as school teachers, pastors, social workers, housing officers, police, prison officers and even nurses and doctors encounter people who harm themselves. People who harm themselves are subject to stigma and hostility. Read More
Suicide prevention continues to be a key national priority for public health and mental health services. People with mental health problems are a particularly high-risk group and it is vital that mental health services continue to strengthen clinical practice if suicides are to be prevented. Read More
When he national suicide prevention strategy for England in 2002 was published, there were clear criteria for the inclusion of groups in Goal 1 (reduction of risk in key high risk groups).
These criteria included: (i) a known statistical risk of suicide; (ii) actual numbers of suicides in the group were known; (iii) evidence exists on which to base preventative measures and; (iv) effective monitoring of preventive measures exist.Read More
The SPRC Library is a searchable collection of resource materials on suicide and suicide prevention. In addition to SPRC products, the library contains selected materials developed by other organizations and professionals. This collection is maintained by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), and items are regularly added by professional librarians. Read More
The guide was developed by the University of Oxford’s Centre for Suicide Research to assist clinical staff in talking about suicide and assessing suicide risk with people who are depressed.
This guide is intended for a range of healthcare professionals, including: General practitioners and other primary care staff, Mental health workers, Counsellors, IAPT (Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies) therapists, and Accident and Emergency Department staff Support workers
This guide is primarily about assessing risk in adults. Read More
Suicide haunts our literature and our culture, claiming the lives of ordinary people and celebrities alike. It is now the third leading cause of death for fifteen- to twenty-four-year-olds in the United States, raising alarms across the nation about the rising tide of hopelessness seen in our young people. Read More
For the past decade, Adolescent Suicide: Assessment and Intervention has been recognized as the best and most authoritative text on this most tragic of subjects. This long-awaited second edition incorporates almost 15 years of new research and critical thinking about clinical assessment and intervention in addition to an expanded focus on prevention. Read More
Relating to Self-Harm and Suicide presents original studies and research from contemporary psychoanalysts, therapists and academics focusing on the psychoanalytic understanding of suicide and self-harm, and how this can be applied to clinical work and policy. Read More