Publication - Progress report

National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group: COVID-19 statement

Published: 13 Jul 2020
From:
Minister for Mental Health
Directorate:
Mental Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781839608919

COVID-19 statement by the National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (NSPLG), including recommendations on pandemic specific priorities.

8 page PDF

1.5 MB

8 page PDF

1.5 MB

Contents
National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group: COVID-19 statement
Footnotes

8 page PDF

1.5 MB

Footnotes

1 Mental Health Foundation Longitudinal Study (2020), available online at https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/news/almost-quarter-adults-living-under-lockdown-scotland-have-felt-loneliness

2 National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH) (2020), Evidence and guidance around COVID-19 and suicide prevention: changes in modes of access for help, [online] https://sites.manchester.ac.uk/ncish/resources/national-academic-response-to-covid-19-related-suicide-prevention/

3 Scottish Government (2018), Suicide prevention action plan: every life matters [online]

4 Gunnell, D., Appleby, L., Arensman, E., Hawton, K., John, A., Kapur, N., Khan, M., O'Connor, R. C., Pirkis, J., & COVID-19 Suicide Prevention Research Collaboration (2020). Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lancet. Psychiatry, 7(6), 468–471. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30171-1


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