One of the major issues that the UK has to respond to is the increasing rate of suicide in the UK. With Harmless representing the voice of people that self harm, who are also at a much higher risk of suicide, it is important that we ask you to support this campaign for a serious investigation to be upheld by Government.
Enquiry into the high rate of suicide in England
Responsible department: Department of Health
We are calling for Mr Duncan Selbie as the Chief executive of Public Health England to start an enquiry into the high rate of suicide in England
Just based based on the statistics published in The Samaritans Suicide Statistics Report 2013 the male suicide rate is on average 3-5 times higher than the female rate.
Statistics show the overwhelming number of Overall Suicides are in England
Men aged 30 to 44 are the age group with the highest Rate of suicide.
Overall between 2010 and 2011 there was a significant increase in the UK suicide rate.