Get access to new and key existing publications related to suicide prevention across the UK and beyond. Contact us if you think a publication should be listed here.
Zero Suicide Alliance – Special Report: State of the Nation, Crisis Services in England (May 2022)
A comprehensive report that explores the provision of crisis services in England.
Understand more about mental health crisis, the national policies in place, the services available and the extent to which they are functioning, including the data recording and reporting practices in place. Our findings are underpinned by audit work and data insights using our Suicide Prevention Resource Map.
The report also provides recommendations for action, opportunities to utilise digital solutions, and highlights examples of best practice to help support people before, during and after experiencing a mental health crisis.
Zero Suicide Alliance – Special Report Appendices (May 2022)
Supporting audit reviews for the 'Special Report: State of the Nation, Crisis Services in England' to understand the who, why, when, what, how and where of crisis services.
Zero Suicide Alliance – Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on presentations to crisis services (February 2022)
A literature review undertaken by our research and development team in August 2021 as commissioned by the London Urgent and Emergency Care (UEC) Clinical Network.
The review investigates the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on people's mental health, access to the care they need, and forecasts of who will be more likely to need care in the future.
Zero Suicide Alliance – Share Report (August 2021)
This report expands upon the Department of Health and Social Care’s statement published in 2021 on the legal position of balancing an individual’s right to confidentiality with the sharing of information to prevent harm and protect life.
The key aim of this report will help you as a practitioner feel adequately trained and equipped to seek consent and engage with family, friends and carers on concerns of mental illness and risk of suicide.
Includes clinical scenarios to aid your decision making as a mental health practitioner.
National Suicide Prevention Resources
Local Suicide Prevention Resources - England
Public Health England and the National Suicide Prevention Alliance – Local suicide prevention planning: A practice resource (September 2014)
A document that outlines how local authorities can create a local suicide prevention plan. Includes how to:
• Develop a multi-agency suicide prevention partnership
• Make sense of local and national data
• Develop a suicide prevention strategy and action plan
Suicide Prevention Resources - Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland
Suicide Prevention Resources - International Examples
National Suicide Prevention Alliance Resources
Below you can gain access to a range of resources and publications published by the National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA). Alternatively, visit the NSPA website directly.