This report details the steps taken to reduce deaths by suicide since the fourth progress report, which was published in January 2019.
The report sets out:
- the data and evidence we have on suicide and self-harm
- the progress made against existing commitments designed to prevent suicides and self-harm
- further actions for government and its agencies, particularly in the context of COVID-19
This report also sets out a refreshed cross-government suicide prevention workplan, which updates the commitments outlined in the suicide prevention: cross-government workplan, published in January 2019.