This week has seen a number of articles across the media focussed on Suicide; presumably this is a result of reports from both the Governments Health Select and Public Health England (PHE) .
The report from the Health Select chaired by Dr Sarah Wollaston MP , is an interim progress update on the Suicide Prevention Programme, the committee concluded ‘suicide is preventable‘ and made several recommendations, most of which will require the Government to increase spend across mental health and support services for the programme to work. The report commissioned by Public Health England (PHE) aimed to to ‘gain a better understanding of factors that influence suicide‘ and was analysed by the Office for National Statistics to identify “which professions have the highest risk of suicide“.
The Health Select report also according to The Guardian to “stop raising awareness of methods…
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