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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.

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.

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 

Regional forums

There are three regional forums:

  • North Wales (Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board)
  • Mid and West Wales (Hywel Dda, Swansea Bay and Powys Health Boards)
  • South East (Cardiff and Vale, Cwm Taf Morgannwg, and Aneurin Bevan Health Boards)

The terms of reference for each forum is based on this TOR template.

Download our 2020 - 2022 'Plan on a Page.

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.

Webinar presented by Prof Nav Kapur on NICE guidelines for self harm