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Male adolescent suicidality: a literature review

28 June 2018

Mental Health Practice


In the UK, suicide rates in adolescent males continue to rank consistently and significantly higher than in females. Despite this, suicide prevention strategies...

Assessment of suicidal intent in emergency care

25 September 2013

Nursing Standard


The assessment of suicidal intent in first-contact settings, including the emergency department, can be challenging. Inaccurate assessment can lead to increased...

An enquiry into young men at risk of suicide in the UK

23 May 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

Mental health

Men are at a higher risk of suicide; 70% of people who die by suicide are men. By exploring some of the reasons behind suicide in young men aged 15-29 years old,...

Suicide risk in informal carers of people living with dementia

05 June 2018

Nursing Older People

Mental health

With an ageing population comes an increasing risk of illnesses such as dementia and a growing need for care. There are 670,000 informal, unpaid carers in the UK,...

Use of a mnemonic to support suicide intervention training for nursing students

28 November 2019

Mental Health Practice


Recently, there has been an increased awareness of the extent of suicide as a global issue. In the UK, the reduction of deaths caused by suicide is a governmental...

Development of a suicide intervention training programme for secondary mental health services

24 October 2019

Mental Health Practice


This article describes the elements of a suicide intervention training programme, known as the ‘I CARED and Shared’ model, which has been introduced in one NHS...

Stigma and help-seeking behaviours of men with depression: a literature review

19 May 2020

Mental Health Practice

therapeutic practice

In the UK, more women are being treated for depression than men, yet men are up to three times more likely to die by suicide. It has been suggested that stigma has a...