Assessment and management of people at risk of suicide

Published online: 
01 May 2003

These guidelines are intended as a resource for clinical staff in emergency departments and mental health clinicians when assessing and working with people who have made a suicide attempt, or are at risk of taking their own lives. They are intended as a teaching resource and as a guide to daily practice, both for individuals and for systems of care. They are based on explicit evidence where possible and synthesised expert opinion on other issues. They are complemented by summary material for each service group.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    01 May 2003
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  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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