Responding to this Consultation
We are inviting responses to this consultation by midnight on Tuesday 23 August 2022.
Please respond to this consultation using the Scottish Government's consultation hub, Citizen Space (http://consult.gov.scot). You can access and respond to this consultation online at: Suicide Prevention Strategy and Action Plan Consultation - Citizen Space (consult.gov.scot).
You can save and return to your responses while the consultation is still open. Please ensure that consultation responses are submitted before the closing date of Tuesday 23 August 2022.
If you are unable to respond using our consultation hub, please complete the Respondent Information Form to:
Suicide Prevention Strategy - Consultation
Scottish Government Mental Health Directorate
St Andrew's House
Handling Your Response:
If you respond using the consultation hub, you will be directed to the About You page before submitting your response. Please indicate how you wish your response to be handled and, in particular, whether you are content for your response to published. If you ask for your response not to be published, we will regard it as confidential, and we will treat it accordingly.
All respondents should be aware that the Scottish Government is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and would therefore have to consider any request made to it under the Act for information relating to responses made to this consultation exercise.
Next Steps in the Process
Where respondents have given permission for their response to be made public, and after we have checked that they contain no potentially defamatory material, responses will be made available to the public at http://consult.gov.scot. If you use the consultation hub to respond, you will receive a copy of your response via email.
Following the closing date, all responses will be analysed and considered along with any other available evidence to help us. Responses will be published where we have been given permission to do so.
Comments and Complaints
If you have any comments about how this consultation exercise has been conducted, please send them to the contact address above or at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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