Suicide risk 'higher in community'

Suicide risk 'higher in community'
 

Suicides of people being cared for in the community are higher than among hospital inpatients, a report says.
There are around 200 suicides a year of people cared for by crisis teams - three times the number in hospitals.
A third had been discharged from hospital in the previous fortnight, while a further third had been using the service for less than a week.
The University of Manchester report suggests crisis teams in the UK are under too much pressure.
Crisis resolution/home treatment (CRHT) teams are made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses, social workers and support workers.
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6 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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