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News for January 2020

Thursday 16th January 2020

Ensure Safety with Anti-Ligature Products

The rate of suicide in the UK has recently surged to a 16 year high after declining for around 5 years. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows a 12% year-on-year increase to 6,507 registered suicides in 2018, the highest rate since 2002, largely due to suicides amongst boys and men. But self-inflicted deaths amongst females under the age of 25 are also reported to have increased considerably, resulting in the highest rate on record for this specific group.