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Resources for Practitioners

Below you’ll find links to a range of suicide and self-harm prevention resources and documents.

Links to general mental health resources can be found on our Mental Health Network Resources page.

Regional Suicide and Self-harm Prevention Coordinators
North Wales

David Patel, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board 

Mid and West Wales

Laura Tranter, Hywel Dda University Health Board

South East Wales

Ceri Fowler, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board 

National Advisory Group
  • Membership of the National Advisory Group for suicide and self-harm prevention in Wales 
  • Local Suicide Prevention Planning Guidance issued by the National Advisory Group (NAG)
    14 November 2017 
The National Suicide Prevention Alliance and Public Health England have collaborated to produce local suicide prevention planning – a practical resource (January 2020), to help local agencies, including local authorities, to develop their local suicide prevention strategies and action plans

Further information on data and evidence relating to Mental Health, including suicide and self-harm (2017), can be found on the Public Health Wales Observatory website.