Suicide risk ‘higher in community’

BBC, 6 October 2016
Author: Michael Buchanan
“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. 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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