Mental Health Services

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:03 pm on 7th February 2006.

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Photo of Rosie Winterton Rosie Winterton The Minister of State, Department of Health 4:03 pm, 7th February 2006

My hon. Friend is right, because obviously, any suicide is a suicide too many. However, the success of the suicide strategy has meant that the numbers have dropped considerably and we are leaders in the European Union. There are a range of things that we can do to support more people in the community, but I will come to that later.


Posted on 9 Feb 2006 2:27 am (Report this annotation)

how do you know the figures have dropped because of what you are doing...i have been told in many cases if there is no suicide note a suspicious death can be notched up as misadventure etc...not giving a true picture at all....let's face it you can make the figures say anything you want them to say