Preventing Suicide - Who would you call?

  • 16 January 2017 |
  • Published in HLP News

Preventing suicide

A 'reinvigorated' National Suicide Prevention Strategy launched last week should alert pharmacies to those they come into contact with who are most at risk of suicide. It is well known that pharmacy staff engage with people who have little or no other access to other healthcare providers so being aware of what factors lead to a person taking their own life and where they can get help is essential for every Healthy Living Pharmacy.