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The suicide prevention strategy (2013 - 2016) focuses on 5 key themes of work in communities and services.

Its 11 commitments ensure action is taken nationally and locally to continue the downward trend in Scottish Suicides and contribute to the delivery of the National Outcome to enable people to live longer and healthier lives.

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If you have a media enquiry please contact NHS Health Scotland’s communications team on 07500 854 574 (Monday–Friday, 9am to 5pm).

National campaigns

Guidelines for journalists reporting a suicide

Latest news articles

Performance Stories

The National Programme for Suicide Prevention has created performance stories of some of the key work achieved during the implemention of the suicide prevention strategy in Scotland at both a national and at a local level.

Local Area Performance Stories

National Performance Stories

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