Summary of findings from Audit of Suicides and Undetermined Deaths in Leeds 2008-2010: Audit derived rates for suicide for the Leeds population Do not appear to be changing over time Of those taking their own life in Leeds: 79% were male 61% were from a white British background 57% were born in Leeds 47% were […]

Mental Health

Dr Jeanette Turley, Clinical Lead for Mental Health and Learning Disability for NHS Leeds West CCG, said: โ€œSuicide is a terrible waste of a life and it also has a devastating effect on the friends and families involved. We want people to understand that whatever the problems they are having to deal with, there is […]

The SafeTALK

The SafeTALK course The SafeTALK course is free for anyone over 15 who lives or works in Leeds, and who wants to help prevent suicides. Lasting three hours, it is aimed at people in the local community who have no previous experience of working with people who are suicidal. Rates of suicide in Leeds are […]