New Approaches to Preventing Suicide

New Approaches to Preventing Suicide

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Written by front line professionals in the fields of nursing, mental health, prison services and the law, this text is an essential companion to the government's new suicide prevention strategy. The contributors offer a wealth of practical guidance on issues such as risk assessment and management in a range of settings, policy and the legal framework around suicide. Exploring the links between self-harm and suicide, the authors present international approaches to training in suicide prevention for professionals and preventative initiatives targeting wider communities. They debate the legality and morality of assisted self-harm and analyse the rate and causes of suicide among specific groups, including Black and minority ethnic groups, people in custody and people with mental illnesses. This manual provides health, social care and criminal justice professionals with all the most up-to-date information needed to make a positive contribution to suicide prevention in institutional and community settings.Author Index Allebeck, P. 32 Allman, C. 103 American Psychiatric Association 101, 102 Andersen, U. A. 211 Andersson, R. 229 Appleby, L. 20, 21, 30, 31, 32, 36 , 39, 57, 59, 61, 65, 101, 197, 206, 211, 252 Arato, M. 210 Aronson, S. 185 Ashton, anbsp;...

Title:New Approaches to Preventing Suicide
Author:Tony Ryan, David Duffy
Publisher:Jessica Kingsley Publishers - 2004-09-15


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