Guidance: Suicide prevention: developing a local action plan

Public Health England

September 28
15:06 2020

Local suicide prevention planning: a practice resource


The development of a local suicide action plan is recommended by government and supports the 2012 strategy Preventing suicide in England: A cross government outcomes strategy to save lives.

This document advises local authorities how to:

  • develop a multi-agency suicide prevention partnership
  • make sense of local and national data
  • develop a suicide prevention strategy and action plan
Published 1 October 2014
Last updated 28 September 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated local suicide prevention planning guidance.

  2. Updated local suicide prevention planning resource.

  3. First published.

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