Suicide and self-harm in Britain: researching risk and resilience

Document type
Report
Author(s)
McManus, Sally; Turley, Caroline; Lubian, Klaudia
Publisher
NatCen
Date of publication
1 February 2019
Subject(s)
Mental health services, Health Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This study informs self-harm and suicide prevention work through survey analysis and consultation with people with lived experience.

The main aim of this study was to raise awareness of surveys that could be used to inform self-harm and suicide prevention work. It asks:

  • What UK survey datasets are available for research?

  • What aspects of people’s lives are associated with self-harm and attempted suicide?

  • How do statistical findings resonate with people’s lived experience? What implications do they see?

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