Suicide And Self Harm

This report examines the trends and prevalence of suicide and self-harm across all groups of society, based on analysis of government and independent research and statistics.

It presents key statistics and data in an easily accessible format, and includes figures by age, gender, ethnicity and method. It presents and analyses risk factors and outlines basic strategies for suicide prevention and good practice in responses to self injury. The report also examines the punitive and often inappropriate care provided to people who self-harm.