Category Archives: Suicide

careif Railway Suicides in the UK- risk factors and prevention strategies

New careif report on railway suicides calls for effective preventive strategies and ‘robust’ statistics on women and ethnic minorities

The lack of research on the gender and ethnicity of people who commit suicide on the UK railway system obscures an urgent need for more effective preventive strategies, from careif new report. Continue reading careif Railway Suicides in the UK- risk factors and prevention strategies

Suicide by burning in the South Asian origin population in England and Wales

Suicide by burning in the South Asian origin population in England and Wales a secondary analysis of a national data set

Tuck A, Bhui K, Nanchahal K, McKenzie K.

This study shows Suicide by burning remains a significant issue in the South Asian origin working-age population in England and Wales. A prevention strategy could target working-age people of South Asian origin born abroad as they are at the highest risk.

For more information, please visit http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22184588/?i=1&from=bhui%20k