In collaboration with The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), the LGA delivered a sector led improvement programme for suicide prevention.
Providing a lifeline: effective scrutiny of local council strategies to prevent or reduce suicide
This guide aims to help councillors and local scrutiny committees to build their knowledge and understanding about the context of suicide risk, prevalence and prevention.
Public health and prevention
Supporting councils in their work to address the wider determinants of health
Suicide prevention: a guide for local authorities
It goes without saying each and every suicide that takes place is a tragedy. On average in England 13 people take their own lives every day.