New suicide & self-harm strategy 2013-2023: engagement paper published

12th March 2013

The Scottish Government has published an Engagement Paper to help inform the development of a new national strategy on the prevention of suicide and self-harm.

scottish_government_logoFurther to the announcement of a series of public engagement events at the beginning of February 2013, the Engagement Paper – prepared by a Scottish Government Working Group – has been created to prompt more discussion around key areas with a view to informing the final strategy.

The aim is for the new strategy to be published in late summer / early autumn 2013. The public have until 28th May 2013 to submit comments.

View Engagement Paper

To contribute your views email

Comments can also be posted to: Mental Health Unit, Scottish Government, St Andrew’s House, Regent Road, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG.

Find out what is being done in local areas to feed into the engagement process by contacting your local Choose Life Co-ordinator, NHS Board, Local Council or relevant voluntary organisation.


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