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Suicide Risk Assessment may not work

Recent research suggests that suicide risk assessments might not be effective in preventing suicide. They also suggest that it may be counterproductive to rely on a formula to predict the risk of suicide.

Monday 3 April 2017

Evaluability assessment of Distress Brief Interventions

Health Scotland's evaluability assessment of Distress Brief Interventions

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Issue 2 of the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Programme Briefing

Distress Brief Intervention is a short intervention for people experiencing distress who do not need emergency medical treatment. Specially trained staff can support them to manage difficult emotions and problem situations early on, and help develop a ‘distress plan’ to prevent future crisis.

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Best practice checklist for suicide prevention at a local level

Best practice checklist development for suicide prevention in local areas.

Friday 3 February 2017

Suicide Statistics for Scotland

The annual update of suicide statistics is now available from the Scottish Public Health Observatory website.

Friday 12 August 2016

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