Suicide Rates


  • 60% died by hanging /strangulation
  • 25% died by poisoning
  • 75% died in their own home, with the next most common location of death being in a park or woodland

Contact with services:

  • Β 76% had contact with primary care in the three months prior to death
  • 31% made their last contact with primary care for a mental health problem
  • 17% had made contact with accident and emergency
  • 37% were known to be in contact or previously had contact with mental health services