Three times as many mental health patients died by suicide when receiving care at home rather than hospital

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MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/three-times-many-mental-health-11984775

Three times as many mental health patients took their own lives when receiving care at home compared to those in hospital, new research has revealed.

The findings, published by the University of Manchester, have raised concern among mental health campaigners about the number of people taking their own life after they have been discharged from hospital and handed over to ‘crisis’ teams.

Period6 Oct 2016

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  • TitleThree times as many mental health patients died by suicide when receiving care at home rather than hospital
    Date6/10/16
    PersonsLouis Appleby

Keywords

  • mental health
  • suicide