Suicide prevention Contents


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Implementation

Quality of local authorities’ plans

Ensuring effective implementation

Zero suicide approach


3 Services to support people vulnerable to suicide

People not in contact with any health services

People in contact with primary care services

Drug treatments and suicide

People under the care of specialist mental health services

Other at risk groups

4 Self-harm

5 Confidentiality and consent

6 Support for those bereaved by suicide

7 Media

Guidelines for responsible reporting of suicide

Local media


Social media and the internet

8 Data

Standard of proof

Coroners’ conclusions

Narrative conclusions

9 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: Visit to Liverpool and Salford

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament