A fifth of suicides among people with mental illness are preventableBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7287.633/a (Published 17 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:633
- Zosia Kmietowicz
The health service is being called on to step up efforts to protect people with mental health problems from harming themselves or other people after a report published this week showed that more than a fifth of suicides among people with mental illness could have been prevented.
About a quarter of the United Kingdom's 6500 suicides each year occur among people with mental illness, …
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