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Suicide by people in contact with substance misuse services in the UK: a feasibility study
Published: 08 Aug 2019
People with substance misuse and dependence problems are at increased risk of co-occurring mental illness and suicide. Over half of people who die by suicide who are in recent contact with mental health services have a history of alcohol or drug misuse.
This one-year study by the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health looks into the feasibility of establishing a clinical investigation into the frequency and nature of contact with substance misuse services prior to suicide.
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