ITV NEWS: Many young people who commit suicide may themselves have been bereaved

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 13/7/2017

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Young people who commit suicide have often suffered a bereavement themselves according to a new report.

The investigation by Manchester University shows that 25 percent of under 20's who took their own life had previously lost someone.

And for more than 1 in 10 that was also due to suicide.

The report is by The University of Manchester's National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCISH).

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TitleMany young people who commit suicide may themselves have been bereaved
Media name/outletITV News
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date13/07/17
DescriptionYoung people who commit suicide have often suffered a bereavement themselves according to a new report.

The investigation by Manchester University shows that 25 percent of under 20's who took their own life had previously lost someone.

And for more than 1 in 10 that was also due to suicide.

The report is by The University of Manchester's National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCISH).
URLwww.itv.com/news/granada/update/2017-07-13/many-young-people-who-commit-suicide-may-themselves-have-been-bereaved/
PersonsLouis Appleby

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