Evaluation Report of the County Durham Real Time Suspected Suicide Early Alert System

Grant McGeechan, Catherine Richardson, Dorothy Newbury-Birch

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Abstract

Suicide is a major public health concern with an estimated 877,000 people taking their own lives each year world-wide, representing 1.5% of the global disease burden with 4,727 people taking their own lives in England in 2013. Whilst the there was a downward trend in suicide rates in the United Kingdom from 1981 to 2007 the suicide rate has begun to gradually increase in recent years.
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodyDurham County Council
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2015

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