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From the archives: Suicide

We share links from The Psychologist and Research Digest archives.

10 August 2015

Here are our past pieces on the topic of suicide:

- How can we understand the suicidal mind in the moment of crisis? Ella Rhodes speaks to three psychologists.

- 'Even the bleakest moments are not permanent' Our editor Jon Sutton interviews Rory O'Connor.

'We need a rethink, to support young families'
Psychologist Mary Barker with a personal reflection on the death of her adopted daughter Ruby by suicide.

- A role for pharmacists in suicide prevention?

- Striking similarities in personal stories: Kate Johnstone watches two documentaries on suicide.

What do you say? Karen Wetherall watches I Made This For You.

- New initiatives for working with suicide and self-harm.

- We interview Siobhan O'Neill.

- A review of 'Suicide and me', with Professor Green and Professor Rory O'Connor (who is interviewed here in 2013).

- Starting a national conversation about suicide: World-renowned expert Professor Rory O'Connor talks about his involvement in the BBC1 programme 'Life after suicide'.

- 'Suicide isn't an inevitable outcome of suicidal thoughts'.

- We report on the recent Harris Review on self-inflicted deaths amongst young people in custody, and Graham Towl and Tammi Walker consider prisoner suicide in this online-first publication, with contributions from a prison warden and the prison and probation ombudsman.

- Psychologist suicide: Practising what we preach. How many psychologists or therapists do you know, or have you heard of, who have taken their own lives?

- What role does news reporting play in suicide? 

- From 2008, a look at masculinities and suicide.

- The psychology of suicide bombing, and the role of the media.

- A review of the play 'Anatomy of a Suicide'.

- A window of opportunity at a dark time.

Messages of hope and determination.

- 'It's about editing your life so it makes sense again': an interview with Matt Haig.

- Links between occupation and suicide risk

There's much more on suicide and self-harm across The Psychologist and Research Digest archive.

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