Samaritans - policy briefs: Suicide and self-harm prevention during the Coronavirus pandemic


Samaritans have published a series of short documents exploring the effects of the pandemic on three groups they are particularly concerned about –  middle-aged men, people with existing mental health conditions and young people who self-harm.

They have also produced a report on suicide and self-harm prevention during the Coronavirus pandemic.

You can read each of the reports, which include recommendations for future policy here.


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