self-harm

Probable suicides: deaths which are the result of intentional self-harm or events of undetermined intent

Section of the General Register Office for Scotland's website which holds statistical information on the numbers of deaths which were known to be, or thought likely to be, caused by intentional self-harm.

File on 4 (BBC Radio 4 series)

Following an incident in which a man with schizophrenia killed two people, this programme investigates allegations of widespread problems in community mental health services which are allowing dangerous patients to commit violent offences or harm themselves.

"Delivering for mental health"

Document outlining the Scottish Executive's strategy and commitments for improving mental health services in Scotland.

The approach adopted is a functional one which focuses on the key elements of services which need to be in place at each stage of care so that clinicians, service users and carers can be clear about what needs to be delivered.

Young people and self-harm

This site is a key information resource for young people who self-harm, their friends and families, and for professionals working with them.

Children and adolescents who try to harm, hurt or kill themselves

This report is a further analysis from the national survey of the mental health of children and adolescents in Great Britain in 1999.

The main aim of it is to present prevalence rates of self-harm among children and adolescents aged 5-15 in England, Scotland and Wales during the first half of 1999.