Suicides among mental health patients under home treatment in England are double the number of suicides in mental health inpatient units

Main Points: The number of deaths by suicide among mental health patients treated at home by crisis resolution home treatment teams (CRHT)*,  has more than doubled in England in recent years, rising from an average of 80 in 2003-2004 to Read More …






Around 60% of people who contemplate or attempt suicide do not receive treatment

Main Points: In this Review, published to coincide with the launch of The Lancet Psychiatry journal, Professor Rory O’Connor from the University of Glasgow and Professor Matthew K. Nock from Harvard University review the key psychological factors that may contribute to, or protect Read More …






Bullying Associated With Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts by Children, Adolescents

Main Points: Bullying is a risk factor for suicidal ideation (thoughts) and suicide attempts by children and adolescents, and cyberbullying appeared more strongly related to suicidal thoughts than traditional bullying. Published in: JAMA Pediatrics Author: Mitch van Geel, Ph.D., of Read More …