Suicide prevention in Northamptonshire
In Northamptonshire, approximately 60 individuals take their own life each year. We believe every death by suicide is one too many and that suicide prevention should be a priority for all of us.
Call 999 if your life, or the life of someone else is in immediate danger.
The UK Government published this document in 2012, setting out the following overall objectives: a reduction in the rate of suicide in England's general population; and better support for those affected or bereaved by suicide:
A report from the independent Mental Health Taskforce to the NHS in England in 2016, recommending key areas of action:
Practical resource for local authorities and partners
Published by Public Health England to support local authorities and partners to implement local suicide prevention plans:
Suicide prevention recommendations
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published suicide prevention recommendations in 2018.
Last updated 24 March 2023