Suicide by children and young people in England
Date of publication: May 2016
In April 2015, the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH) established the UK’s first national study combining multiple sources of information to examine the factors related to suicide by children and young people aged 10-19 years.
In this, the first of two reports from this study, 10 themes common to many suicides by children and young people are presented that should be a target for prevention.
Age and gender
Common factors in suicide by young people
Suicide-related internet use
Physical health conditions
Expression of suicidal risk