The UK now has a Minister for Suicide Prevention and it’s about time
As of today there’s a new job title in the UK government. Minister for Suicide Prevention.
And, it’s a job title that’s long been needed.
4,500 people die by suicide per year in England and suicide is the leading cause of death among men under the age of 45 (per government figures).
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On World Mental Health Day 2018, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced the appointment of Jackie Doyle-Price as Minister for Mental Health, Inequalities and Suicide Prevention.
In a statement, Doyle-Price said she understands the devastating and long-lasting impact suicide has on families and communities. Read more…More about Uk, Mental Health, Suicide, Social Good, and Health