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Policy and Practice in Suicide Prevention

Rachel Jenkins (Institute of Psychiatry)
Bruce Singh (University of Melbourne)

The British Journal of Forensic Practice

ISSN: 1463-6646

Article publication date: 1 March 2000


Governments have increasingly directed attention to reducing mortality and morbidity due to a variety of causes. This paper provides an international review of policy and practice in suicide prevention. The role of national policies and practice are outlined and discussed. The value of a co‐ordinated approach to reducing the burden of disease due to suicide and parasuicide is stressed.


Jenkins, R. and Singh, B. (2000), "Policy and Practice in Suicide Prevention", The British Journal of Forensic Practice, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 3-11.




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