Suicide prevention in prisons: policy and practice

Martin McHugh (Prison Service, Suicide Awareness Support Unit)

The British Journal of Forensic Practice

ISSN: 1463-6646

Publication date: 1 March 2000


A detailed overview of policy and practice in suicide prevention in prisons is given, focusing on England and Wales. The current strategy for suicide awareness is outlined and its implementation discussed. Future developments aimed at reducing suicide are reviewed.


McHugh, M. (2000), "Suicide prevention in prisons: policy and practice", The British Journal of Forensic Practice, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 12-16.




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