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. However, the principles can be applied to younger people (although the issues relating to consent may differ).
To see the guide in its pdf version click here