Strategies and Guidance

Our work in the community is informed by the national and local strategies, guidance and best practice which include the following documents:

Preventing suicide in England: A cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives published by HM Government in September 2012 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/430720/Preventing-Suicide-.pdf

Isle of Wight Suicide Prevention Strategy 2018-2021 https://www.iow.gov.uk/Meetings/committees/Health%20and%20Wellbeing%20Board/25-10-18/PAPER%20D%20-%20APPENDIX%201%20-%20Suicide%20Prevention%20Strategy.pdf 

Local suicide prevention planning: A practice resource published by Public Health England in September 2020 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/939479/PHE_LA_Guidance_25_Nov.pdf 

NICE Quality Standards on Suicide prevention 2019  https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs189

LGA Must know guide on suicide prevention 2019-2020  https://www.local.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Must%20know%20suicide%20prevention.pdf

 
 
Guidance on actions to be taken at suicide hotspots, published by the National Institute for mental health in England in 2006  
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/237164163_Guidance_on_actions_to_be_taken_at_suicide_hotspots