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National confidential inquiry into suicide and homicide by people with mental illness

 

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National confidential inquiry into suicide and homicide by people with mental illness

This report shows that there has been a 29% rise in numbers of men who die by suicide while under the care of mental health services in the UK since 2006.

Between 2003 and 2013, the largest rise was seen in middle aged men 45-54 years old, where there has been a 73% increase since 2006, which may be driven by increases in risk factors such as alcohol and economic pressures. More ...